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Dione -- In Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite, and daughter of Zeus.
Iapetus -- In Greek mythology, a son of Uranus and Gaea.
In Greek mythology, god of the sky, mate of the goddess of the Earth, and father of the Titans.
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 Dione - LoveToKnow 1911
DIONE, in the earliest Greek mythology, the wife of Zeus.
It is probable that in very early times the cult of Dione existed in Athens, where she had an altar before the Erechtheum.
Speaking generally, Dione may be regarded as the female embodiment of the attributes of Zeus, to whose name her own is related as Juno (= Jovino) to Jupiter.
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This suggests that during the period of heavy bombardment, Dione was tidally locked to Saturn in the opposite orientation.
DIONE was one of the early birds in the Goddess stakes.
Dione's icy surface is scarred by craters and sliced up by multiple generations of geologically-young bright fractures.
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 Dione (mythology) - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dione in Greek mythology is a vague goddess presence who has her most concrete form in Book V of Homer's Iliad as the mother of Aphrodite: Aphrodite journeys to Dione's side after she has been wounded in battle while protecting her favorite son Aeneas.
Dione's Indo-European name is really less a name than simply a title: the "Goddess", etymologically a female form of Zeus.
Although Dione is not a Titan in Hesiod, but appears instead in his Theogony among the long list of Oceanids, Apollodorus includes her among the Titans (1.1.3 and 1.3.1).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Dione_%28mythology%29   (241 words)

  
 Dione - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Dione is spherical, measuring about 1,120 km (about 672 mi) across, about one-third the diameter...
Dione may refer to, * Dione (mythology), in Greek mythology, Titan and the mother of Aphrodite by Zeus * Dione (moon), moon of Saturn * 106 Dione, asteroid * Dione (chemistry), a molecule with two...
Dione ("dy OH nee") is the twelfth of Saturn 's known satellites: orbit : 377,400 km from Saturn diameter : 1120 km mass : 1.05e21 kg
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 Dione
In Greek mythology Dione was the mother of Aphrodite (Venus) by Zeus (Jupiter).
Dione is the densest of Saturn's moons (aside from Titan, whose density is increased by gravitational compression).
Helene is in Dione's leading Lagrange point and hence was sometimes referred to as "Dione B".
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 Space Exploring The Heavens: Encyclopedia: Saturn's Moons
Dione is the densest of Saturn's moons (aside from Titan, whose density is increased by gravitational
In Greek mythology Hyperion was a Titan, the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios.
In Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an
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 Dione, in astronomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Also known as Saturn IV (or S4), Dione is 695 mi (1,120 km) in diameter, orbits Saturn at a mean distance of 234,500 mi (377,400 km), and has an orbital period of 2.737 earth days—the rotational period is unknown but is assumed to be the same as the orbital period.
Aside from Titan, Dione is the densest of Saturn’s satellites; it is believed to be composed primarily of water ice with a considerable fraction of denser material, such as silicate rock.
Dione also forms a satellite pair with Enceladus; that is, the two moons interact gravitationally.
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Aphrodite is variously described as being the daughter of ZEUS and Dione and as having been born from the foam of the sea.
Demeter In Greek mythology, Demeter was the goddess of agriculture.
Hermes In Greek mythology, Hermes (Roman, Mercury), the son of ZEUS and Maia, was a ubiquitous and agile deity with many functions: protector of flocks and shepherds; guide and protector of travelers; conductor of souls to the underworld; a messenger of Zeus; bringer of good luck; and patron of orators, writers, athletes, merchants, and thieves.
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 Minor Greek Gods and Goddesses - Crystalinks
Asclepius was the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek mythology, according to which he was born a mortal but was given immortality as the constellation Ophiuchus after his death.
Dione in Greek mythology is a vague goddess presence who has her most concrete form in Book V of Homer's Iliad as the mother of Aphrodite: Aphrodite journeys to Dione's side after she has been wounded in battle while protecting her favorite son Aeneas.
Although Dione is not a Titan in Hesiod, but appears instead in his Theogony among the long list of Oceanids, Apollodorus includes her among the Titans (1.1.3 and 1.3.1).
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 Dione (moon)
Dione is composed primarily of water ice, but as the densest of Saturn's moons (aside from Titan, whose density is increased by gravitational compression) it must have a considerable fraction of denser material like silicate rock in its interior.
One theory was that shortly after its formation Dione was geologically active, and some process such as ice volcanism resurfaced much of its surface, with the streaks forming from eruptions along cracks in Dione's surface that fell back to the surface as snow or ash.
This suggests that during the period of heavy bombardment, Dione was tidally locked to Saturn in the opposite orientation.
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 Dione (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dione in Greek mythology is the goddess considered to be the mother of Aphrodite.
Mythopedia Proposing a theory of unity of human mythology, listing the common motifs in mythology, ritual, and symbolism, with comprehensive encyclopaedia of gods and myths from all corners of the world.
Greek Mythology Devoted to the early Greek mythology from the Iliad to the fall of the last tyrant.
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 Sea and Sky's Tour of the Solar System: Dione
Dione is the densest of Saturn's moons with the exception of Titan.
Dione is believed to have a rocky core with less ice coverage than Rhea.
Dione is locked in a synchronous orbit similar to that of Rhea.
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 Astronomy For Kids -The Moons of Saturn - KidsAstronomy.com
Dione is the densest, or heaviest of Saturn's moons.
In Greek Mythology Rhea was the wife of Saturn, and the mother of Neptune, Jupiter, and Pluto.
In mythology Phoebe is the daughter of Uranus, and Earth.
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 The Stars and Scopes Glossary: API Developer Reference Page
In Greek mythology, Adrastea was a nymph, the daughter of Jupiter and Ananke.
In Greek mythology, Deimos was the son of Ares (Mars) and Aphrodite (Venus) and was the personification of "Panic".
In Greek mythology, Euporie was a goddess of abundance and one of the Horae.
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 Dione (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dione in Greek mythology is the goddess considered to be the mother of Aphrodite.
This name comes from Book V of Homer's Iliad; Aphrodite journeyed to Dione's side after she is wounded in battle while protecting her favorite and son Aeneas.
Although Dione is not a Titan in Hesiod, Apollodorus includes her.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/d/di/dione__mythology_.html   (134 words)

  
 Titans
Dione comforted her daughter, when the Greek hero Diomedes had wounded Aphrodite.
In the Linear B tablets, Dione's name was DI-WI-JA or Diwia, whereas Zeus' name was DI-WO, DI-WE or DI-WI-JE-U. She may have being an important goddess between before the Dorian migration and the time of Homer.
Originally Dione was the wife and consort of Zeus, their supreme god of heaven and earth.
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Dione ("dy OH nee") is the twelfth of Saturn's known satellites:...
Dione in Greek mythology is a vague goddess presence who has her most concrete form in Book V of Homer's Iliad as the mother of Aphrodite:...
Dione * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall...
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 Dione * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Dione * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Dione is one of the more mysterious Greek goddesses.
"Dione", Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/dione.html   (286 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Dione
Also known as Saturn IV (or S4), Dione is 695 mi (1,120 km) in diameter, orbits Saturn at a mean distance of 234,500 mi (377,400 km), and has an orbital period of 2.737 earth days—the rotational period is unknown but is...
She was the daughter of Jupiter and Dione, the wife of Vulcan, and the mother of Cupid.
She was famous for her romantic intrigues and affairs with both gods and mortals, and she became associated with many aspects...
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 last minute Dione_ mythology - last-minute-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Literalists often object to the classification of their traditions as myths because of the connotations of "falsehood" mentioned above, while the mythologist's classification is not a statement on historical truth or falsehood, but refers to the subjective importance of the theme within the community in question.
Thus, one can speak of a Hindu mythology, a Christian mythology, or an Islamic mythology, in which one describes the mythic elements within these faiths, without implying any statement as to the veracity of the faith's tenets or claims about its history.
Notably, during Romanticism, folktales and fairy tales were perceived as eroded fragments of earlier mythology (famously by the Brothers Grimm and Elias Lönnrot).
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 Dione - WiccanWeb.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dione in Greek Mythology is an Oceanid goddess who has her most concrete form in Book V of Homer's Iliad as the mother of Aphrodite: Aphrodite journeys to Dione's side after she has been wounded in battle while protecting her favorite son Aeneas.
In this episode, Dione seems to be the equivalent of Rhea the Earth Mother, whom Homer also placed in Mount Olympus.
The archaic king Tantalus in Lydia had Dione as a consort: the Roman mythographer, Gaius Julius Hyginus, (Fabulae 82, 83) says that Dione is a daughter of Atlas and the mother, by Tantalus, of Pelops, Niobe and Broteas.
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 Smurfed: BBC - Science & Nature - Space - Dione
Dione is smurfily a moon orbiting the planet Saturn, about a third as smurfy as Earth's Moon.
Dione was smurfily a giantess and the mother of Aphrodite.
Dione is smurfily not visible from the Earth with the naked eye, but can be seen with a telescope.
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 BBC - Science & Nature - Space - Dione   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dione is a moon orbiting the planet Saturn, about a third as large as Earth's Moon.
Dione was a giantess and the mother of Aphrodite.
Dione is not visible from the Earth with the naked eye, but can be seen with a telescope.
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 Space Exploring The Heavens: Saturn's Moons
In Greek mythology Rhea was the sister and wife of Cronus (Saturn) and the mother of Demeter, Hades (Pluto), Hera, Hestia, Poseidon (Neptune), and Zeus (Jupiter).
In Greek mythology the Titans were a family of giants, the children of Uranus and Gaia, who sought to rule the heavens but were overthrown and supplanted by the family of Zeus.
In Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of the human race.
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 Birds Online - My Budgies - Dione
In spring 2002, Dione was waiting in the animal shelter of my hometown for somebody who would like to adopt her together with her friends Ares and Capella.
Dione's favourite hobby was chewing on pieces of cork oak bark what she loved to do together with Rana.
In Dione's case, one of Saturn's moons that measures 1120 km in diameter inspired me. In Greek mythology, Dione was the Earth Goddess.
www.birds-online.de /meine_sittiche/verstorbene/dione_en.htm   (519 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Dione (mythology) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dione in Greek mythology is the goddess considered to be the mother of Aphrodite.
This name comes from Book V of Homer's Iliad; Aphrodite journeyed to Dione's side after she is wounded in battle while protecting her favorite and son Aeneas.
Although Dione is not a Titan in Hesiod, Apollodorus includes her.
www.ipedia.com /dione__mythology_.html   (191 words)

  
 Ancient Greece Mythology
Persephone was the Queen of the Underworld and the daughter of Demeter.
Persephone is the goddess of the underworld in Greek mythology.
She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, goddess of the harvest.
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 DIONE : Greek Titan goddess of the oracle of Dodona ; mythology
DIONE was the Titan goddess of the oracle of Dodona in Thesprotia (northern Greece).
Dione was probably the same as the Okeanis Dodone, the eponymous goddess of the oracular shrine of Zeus.
DIO′NE (Diônê), a female Titan, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys (Hesiod.
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 AllRefer.com - Dione, in Greek religion and mythology (Ancient Religion) - Encyclopedia
Dione, in Greek religion and mythology, Ancient Religion
Dione, in Greek religion and mythology, earth goddess.
In some legends she is the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys; in others she is a Titaness, born to Uranus and Gaea.
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In Roman Mythology, the goddess of the Earth was Tellus - the fertile soil.
In Greek mythology, Phobos and Deimos are sons of Ares (Mars) and Aphrodite (Venus).
In Greek mythology, Triton is a god of the sea, the son of Poseidon (Neptune); usually portrayed as having the head and trunk of a man and the tail of a fish.
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 The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Aphrodite, the golden goddess of Love; born of the blood of Ouranos (the Heavens) and the foam of the sea.
Demeter, the goddess of the Harvest; the daughter of Kronos (Cronos) and Rheia (Rhea).
Dione, the Mother Goddess of Mount Olympos (Olympus).
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 Titans 2 - Minor Greek Gods - Crystalinks
In Greek mythology, Clymene or Klymene ("famous might") is the name of at least six possibly distinct females.
In Greek mythology, Epimetheus was the son of Iapetus and brother of Prometheus and Atlas; "Epimetheus" is Greek for "hindsight."
In Greek mythology, Metis ("wisdom" or "wise counsel") was a Titaness who was the first great spouse of Zeus, indeed his equal (Hesiod, Theogony 896) and the mother of Athena.
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