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Tethys, the Titaness of the Oceans


Tethys was the Titaness of the Seas

Who was Tethys?

Tethys was a golden wreathed, beloved sea deity who bore inside herself all the world's wisdom.

Family of Tethys

Tethys was the wife of the Titan of the Seas, Oceanus. From their union sprang out three thousand Nymphs, the so-called "Oceanids" and three thousand rivers. Among the children were Inachos, after whom the river Inachos in Argos, Greece is named and Asopos, after whom the river Asopos is named. Asopos runs through the borders of the prefectures of Attica and Boeotia.

Teyhys and Hera

Tethys was the Titaness who raised the Olympian goddess Hera during the Titans' War with the Olympian gods (also known as Titanomachy).