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Encyclopedia > List of Children of Oceanus

List of Potamoi - The gods of rivers and lakes. THE POTAMOI were the gods of the rivers, offsprings of Oceanus and Tethys. ...


List of Oceanids - The goddesses of springs, clouds and rain. Oceanus is a figure of ancient Greek myth. ...


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Oceanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (454 words)
Oceanus or Okeanos refers to the ocean, which the Greeks and Romans regarded as a river circling the world.
Oceanus' consort is his sister Tethys, and from their union came the ocean nymphs, also known as the three-thousand Oceanids, and all the rivers of the world.
Though Herodotus was skeptical about the physical existence of Oceanus, he rejected snowmelt as a cause of the annual flood of the Nile river; according to his translator and interpreter Livio Catullo Stecchini, he left unsettled the question of an equatorial Nile, since the geography of Sub-Saharan Africa was unknown to him.
Hesiod - Theogony (310 words)
Children of Zeus and Maia : Hermes (935 - 940)
Children of Zeus and Semele : Dionysos or Dionysus (941 - 942)
Children of Zeus and Alkmene : Herakles (943 - 944)
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