Eurybia (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Eurybia /jˈrɪbiə/ (Ancient Greek: Εὐρυβία, Εὐρυβίη), "who has a heart of flint within her",[1] was the consort to the Titan Crius and gave birth to Astraeus, Perses, and Pallas.[2] Her parents were Pontus[3] and Gaia.[4]

Namesake[edit]

Thespius's daughter is also named Eurybia. She bore Heracles a son, Polylaus.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 233-239.
  2. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 375-377: "And Eurybia, bright goddess, was joined in love to Crius and bore great Astraeus, and Pallas, and Perses who also was eminent among all men in wisdom"; Apollodorus, 1.2.2.
  3. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 233-239.
  4. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 233-239; Apollodorus, 1.2.6.

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