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Jean-Baptiste Regnault - The Triumph of Amphitrite

Amphritite

Amphitrite (Gr: Αμφιτριτη) is goddess of the seas and the wife of Poseidon. She is also the mother of Triton, Rhode & Kymopoleia. Her name means the "surrounding third," Together with her sisters Kymatolege and Kymodoke she possessed the power to still the winds and calm the sea. Amphitrite (in ancient Greek: Ἀμφιτρίτη), in Greek mythology, was the daughter of the nymph Doris and Nereus, so a Nereid. Posidão wife and goddess of the seas. At first, he refused to join the god, hiding in the depths of the oceans, in a place known only by his mother. Was yielding to Posidão of investees, becoming queen of the oceans. It is represented carrying a trident, symbol of its sovereignty over the seas. As Hera, suffered from the extensive betrayals of her husband, but did not have the corrosive jealousy of the first. According the views of priests, Amphitrite appeared to have long, straight brown hair, light brown skin and dark eyes, having a beautiful body and appearing 25 years. Myths  In the book The 100 best stories of mythology, [1] it is said that Amphitrite, daughter of Nereus and Doris, refused to marry Poseidon when he was looking for her. Zeus, brother of Poseidon, at first searched for Nereus to him to get a good wife for his brother, who was causing earthquakes and hurricanes every time he got angry. However, when Poseidon was behind Amphitrite, she despised him for being rude to her, and so hid him for just over a year when Zeus, desperate to see her brother so desolate, was in search of Amphitrite's mother, I was only person who knew where her daughter. Poseidon was behind the Nereid, who was hiding in a cave hidden by a lichen forest. Different and more thoughtful, he conquered it and took her to be queen of the seas and mother of his children. According to legend, Amphitrite is Triton's mother. She mingles with other goddesses of other mythologies as Yemanja and iris. [Citation needed] In Roman mythology, it is known as Salacia.

Parents

Nereus & Doris

Spouse & Lovers

Poseidon (Husband)

Children

Triton (Son)
Rhode(Daughter)
Kymopoleia (Daughter)

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