Thea

Thea

Thea

Thea was one of the Titans, daughter of Uranus and Gaea.

Thea's Name and Role

The alternative spelling of her name, Theia, means divine; goddess; while her other name, Euryphaessa, is a combination of the Greek words "eury", meaning wide, and "phaos", meaning bright. Hence, she was the goddess of light and was thought to be of considerable beauty. She was also the deity that endowed gold, silver and gems with their radiance.

Thea's family

Based on a poem by Homer, Thea was married to her brother Hyperion, giving birth to Helios (the Sun), Selene (the Moon), and Eos (the Dawn).

An oracular goddess

She was an oracular goddess, as she was the prophetic deity of an oracular shrine in the region of Phtiotis in Thessaly.

See Also: Titans, Uranus, Gaea, Hyperion, Helios, Selene, Eos

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Thea Q&A

Who was Thea?

Thea was one of the Titans, daughter of Uranus and Gaea. Thea's Name and Role The alternative spelling of her name, Theia, means divine.

Who were the parents of Thea?

The parents of Thea were Uranus and Gaea.

Who were brothers and sisters of Thea?

Thea had 1 siblings: Hyperion.

Who was the consort of Thea?

Thea's consort was Hyperion.

How many children did Thea have?

Thea had 3 children: Helios, Selene and Eos.

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