Greek Magic Arts Goddess
Mother of the Minotaur
Daughter of Sun God Helios and Perseis, a slightly witchy ocean nymph.
She married King Minos of Crete and then it all turns into a load of old bull, which involves Poseidon getting her to mate with an underwater bull (the Cretan Bull) which afterwards went mad.
She gave birth to the Minotaur which was rather maddening for her, as it may have eaten her. She also apparently gave birth to Ariadne, who fell in love with Theseus and married Dionysus.
These are only the bare outlines, the story has almost as many twists and turns as the labyrinth itself and we seem to have lost the thread. We’ve certainly lost Pasiphae so we can be reasonably sure she was swallowed.
Pasiphae Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Sorcery and Witchcraft
Area of expertise: Sorcery
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 3011
Pasiphae RelationshipsFather: Helios
Common questions about Pasiphae
Who is the father of Pasiphae?
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Article last revised on November 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.