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PHAETHUSA

Greek Cow Goddess

Also known as PHAETHOUSA

The Radiant Goddess

Daughter of HELIOS via naughty liaisons with NEAERA.

With her sister LAMPETIA she looked after her father’s cattle on the island of Thrinakia. ODYSSEUS got himself into big trouble when his crew slaughtered and ate some.

Moral: never kill a sacred cow.

PHAETHUSA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PHAETHUSA
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PHAETHOUSA
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity

In charge of : Cows
God of : Cows

Father: HELIOS
Mother: NEAERA

Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index : 5643

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Article last updated on 25 August 2015 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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