||stress on the first syllable (British) or second syllable (American)
||Althaia (Αλθαια), Altea
Althea is an English female personal name, originally a variation of the Greek name Althaea. Althea in Greek means "healer".
Richard Lovelace used the name in a poem ("To Althea, From Prison") that John Milton later alluded to in Lycidas.
"Althea" by The Grateful Dead from the album Go to Heaven
Althea is a military deployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina led by the European Union Force.
Three ships of the United States Navy have been named Althea, after a shrub of the mallow family; the rose of sharon or a hollyhock: