She was the goddess of the Sea. She was one of the primordial gods born at the dawn of creation.

Residence: Sea
Parents: Aether and Hemera
Offspring: Fish

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Roman mosaic of Thalassa, 5th c. AD, Hatay Archaeological Museum.

With Pontus, she produced the fish and other sea creatures. Thalassa was the literal body of the sea and manifested as a woman formed of sea-water rising from her native element. Pontus and her were replaced by younger marine pairs; Oceanus and Tethys, then, Poseidon and Amphitrite.

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