Rhode was the sea nymph and protector goddess of the island of Rhodes in Greek mythology.
She was the daughter of the sea god Poseidon, but there are numerous sea goddesses listed as her mother. When she went to Rhodes, she became the wife of the sun god Helios, and Rhodes became the centre of the goddess' cult. Helios and Rhode had seven sons, collectively called the Heliadae, and one daughter, Electryone. The Heliadae became astronomers and rulers of the island.
See Also: Poseidon, Helios, Heliadae
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