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open:settings:6d6hellenic:tethys [2016/01/08 17:44]
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 **Queen of Clouds** **Queen of Clouds**
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-Exiled to the western ocean 
  
 Mother of the nymphs Mother of the nymphs
  
 Surrogate mother to Hera Surrogate mother to Hera
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 +Exiled to the western ocean
  
 <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​tethys">​Tethys</​apdx>​ was the Titan goddess of clouds and of water sources. Along with her husband <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​oceanus">​Oceanus</​apdx>,​ Tethys gave birth to thousands of nymphs to protect the rivers and springs their mother created. This nurturing instinct helped drive the goddess from <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​cronus">​Cronus</​apdx>​. When <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​zeus">​Zeus</​apdx>​ freed the infant <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​hera">​Hera</​apdx>​ and her siblings from Cronus'​ belly, Tethys took Hera as a ward and raised the child as her own daughter. Hera grew up and when the <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​titanomachy">​Titanomachy</​apdx>​ began she left Tethys to fight alongside her brothers and sisters. The idea of fighting against Hera appalled the cloud goddess but neither could she fight against her own brother Cronus. Tethys and her husband Oceanus choose neutrality in the war. <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​tethys">​Tethys</​apdx>​ was the Titan goddess of clouds and of water sources. Along with her husband <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​oceanus">​Oceanus</​apdx>,​ Tethys gave birth to thousands of nymphs to protect the rivers and springs their mother created. This nurturing instinct helped drive the goddess from <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​cronus">​Cronus</​apdx>​. When <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​zeus">​Zeus</​apdx>​ freed the infant <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​hera">​Hera</​apdx>​ and her siblings from Cronus'​ belly, Tethys took Hera as a ward and raised the child as her own daughter. Hera grew up and when the <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​titanomachy">​Titanomachy</​apdx>​ began she left Tethys to fight alongside her brothers and sisters. The idea of fighting against Hera appalled the cloud goddess but neither could she fight against her own brother Cronus. Tethys and her husband Oceanus choose neutrality in the war.
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