DORIS

ΔΩΡΙΣ

1. A daughter of Oceanus and Thetys, and the wife of Nereus, by whom she became the mother of the Nereides. (Apollod. i. 2. § 2; Hesiod. Theog. 240, &c.; Ov. Met. ii. 269.) The Latin poets sometimes use the name of this marine divinity for the sea itself. (Virg. Eclog. x. 5.)

2. One of Doris's daughters, or the Nereides, likewise bore the name of Doris. (Hom. Il. xviii. 45.)