She never got to the wedding of ZEUS and HERA, claiming she never received her invitation.
HERMES, on personal postal duty as Messenger of the Gods, felt this to be a personal affront and changed her into a tortoise. So now she can never leave home for any event.
This is probably the deity to blame for transport delays and late arrivals. She apologizes for the inconvenience.
Article last updated on 27 August 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CHELONE: Goddess of Lateness from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Aug. 2014. Web. 29 August 2014.