Leucothea Picture

Leucothea is a goddess of the sea who appears to Odysseus as a bird and saves him from drowning by giving him her veil. In older stories, Leucothea, who was also known as Ino, became a goddess after Hera drove her insane as punishment for caring for Dionysus, who was born of a tryst between her husband, Zeus, and a mortal woman, Semele. It is Leucothea's insanity, which is reflected in the violence of a storm, that I chose to portray here.

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