GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CHELONE

Picture of the Greek Delayed Goddess CHELONE from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Greek Delayed Goddess

Also known as KHELONE

Tardy Tortoise Goddess

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.

CHELONE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CHELONE
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Delay and Tardiness
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KHELONE
Popularity index : 5099
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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: Greek Goddess of Lateness (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 27 Aug. 2014. Web. 2 October 2014.

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