This delightful deity sits in the heavens and sprinkles the flakes over the Earth.
She’s the daughter of BOREAS, the windy God of Winter, and his frozen wife OREITHYIA.
CHIONE is also the name of a beautiful lady fancied by APOLLO and HERMES. They both managed to sneak into her bed under false pretences. By APOLLO she gave birth to musical PHILAMMON, and her son by HERMES was the sneaky AUTOLYCUS.
Article last updated on 02 November 2013
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CHIONE: Goddess of Snow from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 02 Nov. 2013. Web. 31 July 2014.