List of Oceanids


List of Oceanids

Oceanus is a figure of ancient Greek myth. This is a list of his consorts and children.

List of Oceanids [Hesiod, Theogony, 346; http://www.theoi.com/Text/HesiodTheogony.html] [Apollodorus, Library 1.2.2; [http://www.theoi.com/Text/Apollodorus1.html] ] [Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae1.html] : Note that the text is corrupted in places, making the names of some of the daughters illegible.]

# Acaste
# Admete
# Aethra
# Amaltheia
# Amphiro
# Amphitrite - Usually counted as a goddess of the sea
# Argia
# Asia or Clymene - Nymph of the Asian region, sister to Europe
# Beroe
# Kleodora
# Bolbe
# Callirrhoe
# Calypso
# Caphira
# Cerceis
# Ceto
# Chryseis
# Clio
# Clymene
# Clytie or Clytia
# Daira
# Dione
# Doris - Oceanid of "pure water", wife of the sea god Nereus.
# Eidyia or Idyia
# Electra
# Ephyra
# Eudore
# Europa
# Eurynome
# Galaxaure
# Hippo
# Ianira
# Ianthe - Nymph of violet rain clouds or violet flowers
# Leucippe
# Lysithea
# Melia
# Meliboea
# Menestho
# Merope
# Metis - Goddess of wisdom, first spouse of Zeus
# Nemesis
# Ocyrrhoe
# Pasithoe
# Peitho
# Periboea
# Perse or Perseis
# Petraea
# Philyra
# Pleione - Mother of the Pleiades by Atlas
# Plouto or Pluto - Mother of Tantalus
# Polydora
# Prymno
# Rhode or Rhodia
# Styx - Oceanid of the river Styx that flowed nine times around Hades. The only female river spirit.
# Telesto
# Thoe
# Tyche
# Urania
# Zeuxo

Others: the text by Hyginus (Fabulae) is corrupted in places, making the names of a few of the Oceanids uncertain: *yaea; *lyris, *clintenneste. [Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae1.html] ]

List of River-gods [Hesiod, Theogony, 334; [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HesiodTheogony.html] ] [Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae1.html] ]

# Achelous
# Acheron
# Aeas
# Aegaeus
# Aesepus
# Almo
# Alpheus
# Amphrysos
# Apidanus
# Ardescus
# Asopus
# Asterion
# Axius
# Caicus
# Cayster
# Cebren
# Cephissus
# Chremetes
# Cladeus or Kladeos
# Clitunno (Roman mythology)
# Cocytus
# Cratais
# Crinisus
# Cydnos
# Enipeus
# Erasinus
# Eridanus
# Euphrates
# Evenus
# Granicus
# Haliacmon
# Heptaporus
# Hermus
# Inachus
# Istrus or Ister
# Ladon
# Meander
# Mincius
# Nessus
# Nilus
# Numicius
# Nymphaeus
# Pactolus
# Parthenius
# Phasis
# Peneus
# Rhesus
# Rhine
# Rhodius
# Sangarius
# Scamander
# Simoeis
# Sperchius
# Strymon
# Termessus
# Tiberinus (Roman mythology)

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