Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CHIONE

Greek Snow Goddess

Also known as KHIONE

Goddess of Snow

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.

Chione Facts and Figures

Name: Chione
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: KHIONE

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

In charge of: Snow
Area of expertise: Snow

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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