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  Tethys - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Tethys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In Greek mythology, one of the Titans; a daughter of Uranus and Gaia; and the wife of the sea god Oceanus, by whom she was the mother of over three thousand children: the river gods, oceanids (nymphs of the open sea), and the waves.
Tethys is heavily cratered, with a notable 400-km/249-mi crater called Odysseus.
Tethys is in the same orbit as two smaller moons, Telesto and Calypso, each about 20–30 km/12–19 mi in size.
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 Encyclopedia Mythica: The celestial bodies
In Greek mythology Tethys was the personification of the fertile ocean; wife of Oceanus.
In Greek mythology Telesto was a sea nymph, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.
In Greek mythology Dysnomia is a daughter of Eris and a daemon of lawlessness.
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 Tethys - SourceryForge
In Greek mythology, Tethys was a Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus.
Tethys, along with her consort Oceanus, ruled the seas before Poseidon; Roman mosaic from Daphne (near Antioch) made in the 4th century A.D. During the war against the Titans, Tethys raised Rhea as her god-child.
Tethys is sometimes confused with the sea-nymph Thetis, the wife of Peleus and mother of Achilles.
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 Tethys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
TETHYS was the TITANIS goddess of the nursing the young and of the underground flow of fresh water.
Tethys was depicted as a woman usually accompanied (as the mother of so many offspring) by Eileithyia the goddess of childbirth.
Tethys was previously known to have color differences on its surface, especially on its trailing side, but this kind of color diversity is new to imaging scientists.
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 Greek mythology N-Z - All About Turkey
In Greek mythology, Peirithous was a King of the Lapiths and a son of Ixion and Dia.
In Greek mythology, Proteus was a son of Abas and the twin brother of Acrisius.
In Greek mythology, Xuthus was a son of Helen by the nymph Orseis.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Tethys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Eurynome, in Greek mythology, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and mother, by Zeus, of the Graces.
Styx, in Greek mythology, river of Hades that the souls of the dead had to cross on their journey from the realm of the living.
The river was personified as a nymph, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and mother of Nike.
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 Greek &. Roman Mythology (N-Z)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In Greek mythology, Pleuron was a son of Aetolus and Pronoe and brother to Calydon.
In Greek mythology, Proetus was a son of Abas and the twin brother of Acrisius.
In Greek and Roman mythology, the Styx was the principal river in the underworld.
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 TETHYS : Greek Titan goddess of fresh water & nursing ; mythology ; pictures : THETYS
Tethys was likely identified with the Titanis Eurynome, a one-time Queen of Heaven, who was cast into the Ocean-stream along with her husband Ophion by Kronos.
Tethys was later represented by poets as the sea personified, and in this sense came to be identified with Thalassa.
TETHYS (Têthus), a daughter of Uranus and Gaea, and wife of Oceanus, by whom she was conceived to be the mother of the Oceanides and the numerous river-gods.
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 The Titans - Crystalinks
In Greek mythology, Crius was one of the Titans, a son of Uranus and Gaia.
In Greek mythology Iapetus, or Iapetos, was a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia, and father (by an Oceanid named Clymene or Asia) of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius and through Prometheus and Epimetheus and Atlas an ancestor of the human race.
In Greek mythology this world-ocean was personified as a Titan, a son of Uranus and Gaia.
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Tethys' low density indicates that it is almost completely composed of water ice, similar to Dione and Rhea.
The crater is now quite flat (or more precisely, it conforms to Tethys' spherical shape), like the craters on Callisto, without the high ring mountains and central peaks commonly seen on the Moon and Mercury.
In Greek mythology Telesto was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.
www.seds.org /nineplanets/nineplanets/tethys.html   (440 words)

 NASA's Solar System Exploration: Planets: Saturn: Moons: Tethys
This view of Tethys was taken by Voyager 2 on August 26, 1981.
Tethys' surface temperature is -187� C (-305� F).
The youngest of the Titanesses, Tethys married her brother Okeanos and bore him 3,000 Okeanides, the "light-stepping" sea-nymphs and "as many rivers, the murmurously running sons."
solarsystem.nasa.gov /planets/profile.cfm?Object=Tethys   (204 words)

 Space Exploring The Heavens: Encyclopedia: Saturn's Moons
In Greek mythology Rhea was the sister and wife of Cronus (Saturn) and the mother of Demeter, Hades
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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 The Greek Goddesses - Odyne through Volupta
This daughter of Tethys and Oceanus was a Goddess of Persuasion and Consolation.
In more classical mythology the Titaness Tethys was the wife of her brother Oceanus and by him the mother of the 3000 Oceanids and of all the river gods.
Tethys was the Godmother of Rhea (see above), and raised her during the civil war between the Gods and the Titans.
www.paleothea.com /MinorsO-Z.html   (2820 words)

 Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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.
Rhea In Greek mythology, Rhea was on of the TITANS, the daughter of URANUS and his mother GAEA, whose position as goddess of the Earth she assumed.
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 Astronomy For Kids -The Moons of Saturn - KidsAstronomy.com
In Greek Mythology Rhea was the wife of Saturn, and the mother of Neptune, Jupiter, and Pluto.
In mythology Hyperion was the son of Earth and Uranus.
In mythology Phoebe is the daughter of Uranus, and Earth.
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 Tethys Solutions : About Us
Tethys' satisfied customers include a full range of users from Fortune 500 companies, thousands of medium and small businesses, entrepreneurial startups, power plant operators and auction houses, homemakers, financial and healthcare companies and educators to name a few.
In Greek mythology, Tethys was a Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus and mother of the chief rivers of the universe, such as the Nile, the Alpheus and the Maeander.
The Tethys Ocean was an ocean that existed between the continents of Gondwana and Laurasia.
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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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 Atlantis Rising: the TITANS & early Greek Mythology
To the Greeks, mythology was literally a part of their history; few ever doubted that there was truth behind the account of the Trojan War in the Iliad and Odyssey.
Mythology tells us that when the Titans were defeated by Saturn they retreated into the interior of Spain; Jupiter followed them up, and beat them for the last time near Tartessus, and thus terminated a ten-years' war.
The entire Greek mythology is the recollection, by a degenerate race, of a vast, mighty, and highly civilized empire, which in a remote past covered large parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.
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 Tethys - Monster of Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Episode 012
In addition, Tethys appears to have long had unrequited feelings for the Dark General known as Jadeite and apparently devoted much of her energy, time, and effort towards activities she hoped would gain her his favor, undeterred in her actions by either his shabby treatment or his cold and distant attitude towards her.
Among these were the ability to create whirlpools of various sizes that she could use to form mystical gateways in order to travel from place to place or to generate giant snakelike columns of water capable of striking with enough concussive force to punch through the steel hull of a ship.
In addition, Tethys' seawater-based powers also allowed her to generate and maintain highly convincing and lifelike illusions, from giving her water monsters the semblance of being human to making a rusting hulk of a ship appear to be luxury liner.
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 Firenze-Oltrarno.net: Tethys Gallery - fine art photography, limited editions of high quality photographic prints, ...
Tethys, goddess of Greek mythology, Oceano's bride, mother of all rivers and oceans, is the primordial sea today called Mediterranean.
Tethys' photography recreates and records the infinite cultural richness of the Mediterranean and its continuous, sometimes imperceptible changes.
Tethys Gallery originates from the collaboration between the Florentine photographers Stefano Amantini, Massimo Borchi and Guido Cozzi, founders in 1991 of the agency Atlantide Phototravel, specializing in travel reportage, and the photographer Giovanni Simeone, professional photographer established on an international level and founder of the agency Simephoto.
www.firenze-oltrarno.net /english/arte/tethysgallery.html   (337 words)

 Titan, in Greek religion and mythology — Infoplease.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Tethys, in Greek religion and mythology - Tethys, in Greek religion and mythology, a Titan, daughter of Gaea and Uranus.
Hyperion, in Greek religion and mythology - Hyperion, in Greek religion and mythology, a Titan.
Rhea, in Greek religion and mythology - Rhea, in Greek religion and mythology, a Titan.
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 Ancient Greek Mythology
History (with mythology and tradition) with an inscription of historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius.
In the background a Pyramid, the Parthenon and the Colosseum representing the three civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome.
Mythology is the study of whatever religious or heroic legends are so foreign to a student's experience that he cannot believe them to be true,
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/GreekMythology.htm   (197 words)

 Characters of Greek Mythology - The Titans
In other myths, she is merely a daughter of Ocean and Tethys and the mother of the Graces...
In one myth, Oceanus and Tethys were the ones who raised Hera.
The Moon Goddess, Phoebe, and Coeus are the parents of Leto.
mythology.tonyarn.com /titans.html   (792 words)

 Enfolded in the Sea
The sons of Tethys and Oceanus included the sea-deities Phorkys, Nereus and Thaumas, "Sea Wonder." Like Proteus, whose parents were not named in myth, Phorkys and Nereus had the power to change shape, which Nereus used in wrestling the hero Hercules.
Of Tethys and Oceanus's daughters the Oceanids, Callirhoe and Amphiro were goddesses of the sea's flux; Plexaura and Galaxaura, of wind and calm; Thoe and Okyrhoe, of speed and mobility; Petraia of the rocks, Calypso of the sheltering cave, Prymno of the ship's stern.
As part of their reverie on the ocean, Greek poets named each Nereid: names such as Glauke, "the sea-green"; Cymothoe "the wave-swift"; Lysianassa, "the redeeming mistress"; Menippe, "the courageous mare." Amphitrite, whose hand in marriage conferred sea-sovereignty on Poseidon, is called both a Nereid and an Oceanid.
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 Tethys - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Tethys (astronomy), large moon of the planet Saturn.
Tethys orbits Saturn at a distance of about 295,000 km (about 177,000 mi), completing an orbit...
- Titan: in Greek mythology, a Titan who was the wife of Oceanus and the mother of thousands of sea and river gods and nymphs
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In Greek mythology it was personified as a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaia.
He married his sister Tethys, and from them came the ocean nymphs, also known as the three-thousand Oceanids, and all the rivers of the world.
Some scholars believe he originally represented all bodies of water, including the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, the two largest bodies the ancient Greeks knew of.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/oc/Oceanus.html   (105 words)

 Pagan News - Pagan News & Information
Daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, Goddess of Luck, she teaches that every situation's outcome is determined by chance.
In Greek mythology, Tyche ("luck") (Roman mythologyRoman equivalent: Fortuna (luck)Fortuna) was the presiding tutelary deity that governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny.
In literature, she might be given various genealogies, as a daughter of Hermes and Aphrodite, or considered as one of the Oceanids, daughters of Oceanus and Tethys (mythology)Tethys or Zeus Pindar.
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