Tethys, the Titaness of the Oceans
Last Update: 06 Apr 2021
Tethys was the Titaness of the Seas
Who was Tethys?
Tethys was a gold-wreathed, beloved sea deity who held all the wisdom in the world
Family of Tethys
Tethys was the wife of the Titan of the Seas, Oceanus. From their union sprang three thousand Nymphs, the so-called "Oceanides" 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. The 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 War of the Titans with the Olympian gods (also known as the Titanomachy).