Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

PHAETHUSA

Greek Cow Goddess

Also known as Phaethousa

The Radiant Goddess

Daughter of Helios via naughty liaisons with Neaera.

With her sister Lampetia she looked after her father’s cattle on the island of Thrinakia. Odysseus got himself into big trouble when his crew slaughtered and ate some.

Moral: never kill a sacred cow.

Phaethusa Facts and Figures

Name: Phaethusa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Phaethousa

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

In charge of: Cows
Area of expertise: Cows

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2690


Phaethusa Relationships

Father: Helios
Mother: Neaera

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

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