The last daughter of GAIA, she is a terrible winged creature who delights in ruffling feathers. Her own feathers are never still; beneath every one is a prying eye, a pricked ear and a wagging tongue. She flies from place to place at great speed, gabbling and screeching lies and half-truths to any that will listen.
Known to the Romans as FAMA, she is close friends with rumor-monger OSSA. They’re both as popular today as they ever were.
Article last updated on 17 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "PHEME: Goddess of Gossip from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 17 Jan. 2014. Web. 1 September 2014.