Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

HYADES

Greek Rain Spirits

Rainy day nymphs

These are water Nymphs specializing in rain. No-one knows quite how many there are — have you ever tried counting raindrops?

They are mostly daughters of Atlas, but a few extra ones may have dropped in from elsewhere. The next time it rains we will try to discover more.

Hyades Facts and Figures

Name: Hyades
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Rain
Area of expertise: Rain

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 984


Hyades Relationships

Father: Atlas
Member of: Nymphs

Common questions about Hyades

Who is the father of Hyades?

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

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