AGAUEAgaveA Nereid whose name meansthe illustrious. Hesiod, Homer, Apollodorus, Hyginus , is part of theA World Beyondseries, which is about myths, folklore, concepts and fairytales. Knowledge lost in the depths of time and modern science s persistent and permanent noise. But every now and then, sparkles emerge from the human gene memory, making people wondering for hidden truths. In Greek mythology, the Nereids are sea nymphsfemale spirits of sea waters , the 50 daughters of Nereus and Doris, sister to Nerites. They often accompany Poseidon, the god of the sea, and can be friendly and helpful to sailors fighting perilous storms, as the Argonauts find the Golden Fleece. The name Nereides meansDaughters of Nereusbut alsothe Wet Onesfrom nêro, the Greek word forwater. They were goddesses of the sea s rich bounty and protectors of sailors and fishermen, coming to the aid of those in distress. Individually they represented various facets of the sea from the salty brine, to the sea foam, sand, rocks, waves and currents, as well as the various skills possessed by seamen. Nereids are particularly associated with the Aegean Sea, where they dwelt with their father Nereus in the depths within a golden palace. They symbolized everything that is beautiful and kind about sea. Their melodious voices sang as they danced around their father. They are represented as very beautiful girls, crowned with branches of red coral and dressed in white silk robes trimmed with gold, but who went barefoot. They were part of Poseidon s entourage and carried his trident.
- Varnished and signed
- Original,ships with a Certificate of authenticity.
- Ready to hang -doesn t need frameit would look great though .
- Price includes shipping cost.- Ships professionally packaged in cardboard box in 5-7 business days since I need permission from National Gallery of Greece to prepare all necessary documents.
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