I was cordially invited to attend that. It weans the grandest marriage, I had ever attended.
Mythology[ edit ] Amphitrite was a daughter of Nereus and Doris and thus a Nereidaccording to Hesiod 's Theogony, but of Oceanus and Tethys and thus an Oceanidaccording to the Bibliothecawhich actually lists her among both the Nereids  and the Oceanids.
Amphitrite's offspring included seals  and dolphins. Amphitrite bearing a trident on a pinax from Corinth — BC Amphitrite is not fully personified in the Homeric epics: She shares her Homeric epithet Halosydne "sea-nourished"  with Thetis  in some sense the sea-nymphs are doublets.
Representation and cult[ edit ] Though Amphitrite does not figure in Greek cultusat an archaic stage she was of outstanding importance, for in the Homeric Hymn to Delian Apollo, she appears at the birthing of Apollo among, in Hugh G.
Evelyn-White's translation, "all the chiefest of the goddesses, Dione and Rhea and Ichnaea and Themis and loud-moaning Amphitrite;" more recent translators  are unanimous in rendering "Ichnaean Themis" rather than treating "Ichnae" as a separate identity.
Theseus in the submarine halls of his father Poseidon saw the daughters of Nereus dancing with liquid feet, and "august, ox-eyed Amphitrite", who wreathed him with her wedding wreath, according to a fragment of Bacchylides. Jane Ellen Harrison recognized in the poetic treatment an authentic echo of Amphitrite's early importance: Even so late as the Iliad Amphitrite is not yet 'Neptuni uxor'" [Neptune's wife]".
An exception may be the cult image of Amphitrite that Pausanias saw in the temple of Poseidon at the Isthmus of Corinth ii.
Pindarin his sixth Olympian Ode, recognized Poseidon's role as "great god of the sea, husband of Amphitrite, goddess of the golden spindle. Euripides, in Cyclops and OvidMetamorphosesi.
Eustathius said that Poseidon first saw her dancing at Naxos among the other Nereids,  and carried her off. In works of art, both ancient ones and post-Renaissance paintings, Amphitrite is represented either enthroned beside Poseidon or driving with him in a chariot drawn by sea-horses hippocamps or other fabulous creatures of the deep, and attended by Tritons and Nereids.
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A visit to Union If you grew up in Union, West Virginia and you have not been able to return to Monroe County recently, chances are you will enjoy a little tour of Union and the area.