Psamathe (Nereid)

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Psamathe (Ancient Greek: Ψάμαθη, from ψάμαθος "sand of the sea-shore"[1]) was a Nereid in Greek mythology, i.e., one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris. The goddess of sand beaches, Psamathe was the wife of Proteus[2] and the mother of Phocus by Aeacus.[3]

Some translations of Ovid have the name as Psamanthe.[4]

In modern times[edit]

Psamathe has a moon named after her.

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