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Oceanus

Oceanus (ōsē´ənəs), in Greek mythology. 1 Circular stream that flows around the edge of the earth. The sun and moon rise from and descend into this stream; it is the source of all rivers. 2 Personification of the circular stream described above. He was the Titan son of Uranus and Gaea, the husband of Tethys, and the father of the river-gods and the sea nymphs (or oceanids). He was conceived of as a powerful but kindly old man. Some legends say that Dione was also the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.

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Oceanus

Oceanus in Greek mythology, the son of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth), brother and husband of Tethys, the personification of the great river believed to encircle the whole world.
Oceanid a sea nymph, any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys.

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