Telesto (mythology)

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For a moon of Saturn, see Telesto (moon).

In Greek mythology, Telesto[pronunciation?] or Telestho[pronunciation?] (Greek: Τελεστώ; English translation: "success") was a sea goddess, one of the daughters of Titan Oceanus and Tethys.

Hesiod describes her as "wearing a yellow peplos".[1]

Telesto was the personification of the divine blessing or success.[2]

Telesto, a moon of Saturn, is named after her.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 358
  2. ^ The Mythology of the Night Sky: An Amateur Astronomer's Guide to the Ancient Greek legends by David E. Falkner