Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

SELENE

Greek Moon Goddess

Magical Goddess of the Silvery Moon

She is pale, beautiful and indefinably alluring. Her brother is Helios, the Sun and her sister is Eos, the Dawn. Secretive and shy, she enjoys flitting silently through the night with a pearl-white or silvery chariot.

But she quite likes being glimpsed through the clouds — and her coyness is somewhat calculated. For Selene also enjoys romance, and has shared kisses with more people than you could count on a long winter’s night.

In keeping with her magical allure, she is the patron of wizards and magicians. Was it a member of the magic fraternity who spread the rumor that her reflection in water could be trapped? Apparently, if you keep very very quiet, she will draw nearer and nearer — until you can snatch her from the sky and make her your servant.

Well, we tried that and it didn’t work. What a tease.

Selene Facts and Figures

Name: Selene
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon
Associated with: Moon

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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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