Perses (Titan)
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Perses Titan
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ParentsCrius and Eurybia
SiblingsPallas and Astraeus

Perses (; Ancient Greek: ) was the son of the Titan Crius and Eurybia.[1][2] His name is derived from the Ancient Greek word perth? ( - "to sack", "to ravage", "to destroy"). He was wed to Asteria (daughter of Phoebe and Coeus).[3][2] They had one child noted in mythology, Hecate, honoured by Zeus above all others as the goddess of magic, crossroads, and witchcraft.

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See also


  1. ^ Hesiod Theogony 375
  2. ^ a b Apollodorus 1.8
  3. ^ Hesiod Theogony 404

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