GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

NEREUS

Greek Sea God

The Sea God of Wet

Son of URANUS and GAIA.

He lives in an underwater palace and floats around with DORIS his wife, who is one of the TITANS. They have 50 daughters who are known collectively as the NEREIDS and all are into water sports and not much else.

NEREUS is a slippery sort of shape-changer but if you manage to dribble through to him he’s a reliable — if somewhat reluctant — oracle. Although a friendly chap, he’ll do almost anything to avoid answering a straight question, as HERACLES found out when asking the way to the HESPERIDES.

"Yes, of course I know how to reach the Golden Apples of Immortality. I’ll tell you if you just go away — we want to go water skiing."

NEREUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NEREUS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Ocean
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 7378

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Article last updated on 18 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "NEREUS: God of the Sea from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 18 Oct. 2013. Web. 22 July 2014.

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