Son of [URANUS] and [GAIA], he's the Sea God of Wet. Really really wet.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."
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 450
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