Peitho was the goddess or personified spirit (daemon) of persuasion, seduction and charming speech.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Symbols: Ball of twine
Parents: Oceanus and Tethys
Siblings: The Oceanids
Roman equivalent: Suada

Pompeiian fresco of Peitho (left) taking Eros to Venus and Anterus, c. 25 BC, Naples National Museum.

She was a handmaiden and herald of the goddess Aphrodite.

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