prophetic sea nymph who instructed Menelaus how to capture her father Proteus, in order for the god to reveal him the escape from the island of Pharos, where Menelaus was trapped.
She had four different name which was, Eidothea, Eido, Idothea, and Ido.
Eidothea's name means "sea nymph". She was a specific kind of sea nymph which is called a Niaiad.
The Niaiads are in charge of rivers, streams, lakes,fountains, and marshes. A man named Menelaus got lost on an island oh Pharos near Egypt.
Menelaus askes Eidothea how he can go back over the ocean and back to his palace. Eidothea told him that her father Proteus can help and that every night he goes to sleep in a cave and counts his seals.
Eidothea told him how to chain her father and Menelaus chained her father up and he got home. Eidothea had the power to blind people or make them go crazy if they see her, but only if they choose.
Her job was to make sure that her river did not dry up and get overly poluted or else she would die.
- Ediothea's father was Proteus: God of the shape-shifting seas.
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