Saturday, January 23, 2010

A Nereid From Greek Mythology/ The Mermaid Goddess, Thetis


     by Eric Whollem
     mixed media digital art
     Copyright by the artist.

A Goddess of the Sea

Thetis is a Nereid, or salt sea mermaid, from ancient
Greek mythology. She was mother of the hero Achilles,
who fought in the Trojan War.

The Nereids are the daughters of Nereus and Doris.
They are beneficent and saviors of sailors at sea.


Mermaids, undines, selkies, Nereids, Naiads, Oceanids, water nymphs, water sprites by Eric Whollem.


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