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In Greek and Roman mythology, the Oceanids were the three thousand children of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. Each of these nymphs was the patron of a particular spring, river, ocean, lake, pond, pasture, flower or cloud.
List of Oceanids
Achelous the god of the river
Achelous which was the greatest, and according to tradition, the
most ancient among the rivers of Greece.
Acheron In ancient geography there occur several rivers of this name, all of which were, at least at one time, believed to be connected with the lower world.
Admete, a companion of Persephone.
Alpheus the hunter is also Alpheus the river-god.
Amaltheia The nurse of the infant Zeus after his birth in Crete.
Amphitrite - Usually counted as a nereide Goddess of the Sea
Asia - Nymph of the Asian region, sister to Europe
Asopus revolted against Zeus, and wanted to fight with him, but Zeus struck him with his thunderbolt and confined him to his original bed
Bolbe - Nymph of the City of Beirut
Callirrhoe was the mother of Geryones and Echidna by Chrysaor. By Neilus she was the mother of Chione, and by Poseidon of Minyas.
Catillus and his sons, Tiburtus and Coras escaped the slaughter at Thebes and arrived at the Aniene Plateau. They drove away the Sicilians who lived there and founded a city named Tibur in honor of Tiburtius.
Cebren, a River-God of the Troad, in North-Western Mysia, Anatolia
Cephissus the divinity of the river Cephissus, is described as a son of Pontus and Thalassa, and the father of Diogeneia and Narcissus.
Circe a mythical sorceress, whom Homer calls a fair-locked goddess, a daughter of Helios by the oceanid Perse, and a sister of Aeetes.
Clitunno (Roman mythology)
Clytie She was loved by Apollo and having loved her, abandoned her for Leucothea and left her deserted.
Clymene Mother of Prometheus
Crinisus a son of Oceanus and Tethys. According to Virgil and Crinisus was the father of Acestes by Segesta (Egesta).
Dione was beloved by Zeus, by whom she became the mother of Aphrodite.
Doris Oceanide of "pure water", wife of the sea god Nereus Eidyia
Electra, i.e. the bright or brilliant one. Wife of Thaumas, by whom she became the mother of Iris and the Harpies, Aello and Ocypete. Enipeus was loved by a mortal woman named Tyro, who was married to a mortal man named Cretheus. She pursued Enipeus, who refused her advances.
Eurynome When Hephaestus was expelled by Hera from Olympus, Eurynome and Thetis received him in the bosom of the sea.
Ianthe - Nephele of violet rain clouds or violet flowers
Inachus, a river god and king of Argos, is described as a son of Oceanus and Tethys.
Lysithea, a daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus' lovers.
Melia She was carried off by Apollo, and became by him the mother of Ismenius and of the seer Tenerus. She was worshipped in the Apollinian sanctuary, the Ismenium, near Thebes.
Merope by Clymenus the mother of Phaeton
Nilus, the god of the river Nile in Egypt and father of Memphis and Chione.
Peneus also called Peneius, a Thessalian river god
Perse wife of Helios, by whom she became the mother of Aeetes and Circe. She is further called the mother of Pasiphae, Perses and Aloeus. Homer and Apollonius Rhodius call her Perse, while others call her Perseis.
Philyra was married to Nauplius and was the goddess of perfume, writing, healing, beauty and paper.
Pleione. Mother of the Pleiades by Atlas a Nephele of rain bringing clouds.
Rhode, the oldest of the Oceanides and a daughter of Tethys and Oceanus. Later, she was thought of as a daughter of Poseidon and Halia, or Poseidon and Amphitrite. She was married to Helios.
Scamander the god of the river Scamander, in Troas, was called by the gods Xanthus. Being insulted by Achilles, he entered into a contest with the Greek hero but Hera sent out Hephaestus to assist Achilles, and the god of fire dried up the waters of Scamander
Styx Oceanide of the river Styx that flowed nine times around Hades the only female river spirit
Telesto, alternate: Telestho, both meaning "success", was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.
Tiberinus was added to the Oceanids, as the genius of the river Tiber.
Tibertus was the god of the river Anio, a tributary of the Tiber
Tyche The personification of chance or luck, the Fortuna of the Romans, is called by Pindar a daughter of Zeus the Liberator.
Volturnus a Roman river-god