Pontus was one of the Greek primordial deities that ruled on the earth before the arrival of the Olympians. His name meaning sea, he was a sea god, son of Gaea alone. He and Gaea had five children, Nereus, "the old man of the sea"; Thaumas, "the wonder of the sea"; Phorcys; Ceto; and Eurybia.

For MLA style citation use: GreekMythology.com, The Editors of Website. "Pontus". GreekMythology.com Website, 24 Jan. 2015, https://www.greekmythology.com/Other_Gods/Pontus/pontus.html. Accessed 27 September 2021.