The First Mermaid

The First Mermaid Atargatis – How did she come about?

The First Mermaid is also called Lady Goddess of the Sea   In Ancient Roman times, Atargatis was a beautiful and powerful priestess who fell in love with a human shepherd boy. He, simply being mortal, did not survive her divine love making and died. She became pregnant with his baby and soon became distraught and remorseful. After the birth of a baby girl Semiranis on the shore, she threw herself into the Ocean to drown. Her beauty was so great that…