Son of [URANUS] and [GAIA], he's the Sea God of Wet. Really really wet.
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 : 287
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