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Nesoi (mythology)

The Nesoi (Greek "islands"), in ancient Greek religion, were the goddesses of islands. Each island was said to have its own personification. They were classified as one of the Protogenoi, otherwise known as ancient elemental Greek primordial deities. The Nesoi were thought to have been Ourea who were cast under the sea during one of Poseidon's rages.


The name Nesoi can mean:-

  • Nesoi (mythology) - In ancient Greek mythology, a class of goddesses ruling islands.
  • NESOI or NESI or NES are also acronyms short for: Not Elsewhere Specified or Indicated. Used in categorizing items, for example in:
    • Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database
    • Harmonized Tariff Schedule for the United States