Okeanides

Okeanides were sea deities in the Greco-Roman mythology.

These minor goddesses were assigned the guardianship of the oceans by the great gods and invoked by seafarers.

In an alternative tradition, they are river gods, sons of Okeanos.

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Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 192