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Tethys, the Titaness of the Oceans

Last Update: 06 Apr 2021
Tethys

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).





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