Sentence Examples


  • NEREUS, in Greek mythology, the eldest son of Pontus and Gaea, and father of the fifty Nereids.
  • The fifty daughters of Nereus, the Nereids, are personifications of the smiling, quiet sea.
  • Nereus is represented with the sceptre and trident; the Nereids are depicted as graceful maidens, lightly clad or naked, riding on tritons and dolphins.
  • Nemertes was a sea nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris..
  • As patron of maritime adventure (i yee 6vtos) he struggles with Nereus and Triton, slays Eryx and Busiris, and perhaps captures the wild horses and oxen, which may stand for pirates.