Greek - A sea-goddess, one of the Nereids. Daughter of Nereus and Doris. Wife of Poseidon. Mother of Benthesicyme, Rhodes and Triton. She fled from Poseidon's advances but Delphinus, king of the dolphins, wooed her on the sea-god's behalf and she agreed to marry him. Jealous of her husband's interest in the lovely Scylla, she changed her into an ugly monster by putting herbs into the water where she bathed. She is depicted as crowned with seaweed in a pearl-shell chariot drawn by sea-horses and dolphins. In some accounts, referred to as Amphitrite, Venilia, Venilia, Roman Salacia or Roman Salacia.

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