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Phoebe

by Micha F. Lindemans
  1. The daughter of Uranus and Gaia. She married her brother Coeus and with him she became the mother of Leto and Asteria. It is said that she owned the oracle of Delphi before Apollo took it over.
  2. Another name for Artemis as moon-goddess. The name is the feminine form of Phoebus, the name of her twin brother Apollo as sun-god.
  3. The daughter of Leda and sister of Helen.

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  • Pronunciation:
    fee'-bee

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