Greek Mythology

RHEA

Greek Goddess

Also known as RHEIA

Mother of the Gods

Married to her brother CRONUS, she gave birth to ZEUS, POSEIDON, HADES, DEMETER, HERA and HESTIA.

These didn’t have much time to get acquainted with the world before CRONUS swallowed them in a male menopausal panic. But RHEA tricked him by hiding ZEUS and substituting a stone wrapped in baby clothes.

So CRONUS swallowed that instead, not realizing that a fully-grown ZEUS would return to rescue his siblings.

Rhea Facts and Figures

Name: Rhea
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: RHEIA

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

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care

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

References: Coming soon.

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