GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ASTERIA

Greek Star Goddess

Also known as ASTERIE, DELOS

Quailing Star Goddess

Daughter of COEUS and PHOEBE, she was the mother of HECATE and another object of ZEUS’s affections.

He chased her all over the place, until finally she changed into a quail to escape him. ZEUS thought about this and turned himself into a quail too, but ASTERIA cast herself into the sea and turned into an island.

ZEUS turned the quail failure around by pursuing her sister LETO instead.

ASTERIA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ASTERIA
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Stars
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ASTERIE, DELOS
Popularity index : 12743
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Article last updated on 08 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Asteria: Greek Star Goddess (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 September 2014.

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