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Nereus

Nereus (nērˈōs, –ēəs) [key], in Greek mythology, seagod. He was the son of Pontus and Gaea and the father of the nereids (see nymph). A kindly, wise old man of the sea, Nereus could change into many shapes and had the power of prophecy.

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