Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


Greek Sea Goddess

Also known as Keto

Goddess of Trouble at Sea

The daughter of Gaia and Pontus, she’s a monstrous sea creature who loves nothing better than an exciting shipwreck.

Ceto is married to her brother, the old salt Phorcys, with whom she spawned the Gorgons, Scylla, the Graeae and other nasties. Practically all sea monsters come from her.

Ceto Facts and Figures

Name: Ceto
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Keto

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 3938

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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