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(Πόντος), the sea mythologically personified; he is son of Earth, Gaia (Hesiod Theogonia 131–2); father of Nereus, Ceto, and Eurybia (233ff.); husband of Mare, i.e. Thalassa, the sea under yet other names (Hyginus Fabulae, praefatio 5).


Subjects: Classical Studies.

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