Anchiale was the Titan goddess of the warming heat of fire.

Residence: Mount Ida, Crete
Parents: Iapetus and Clymene
Siblings: Atlas, Epimetheus, Menoetius and Prometheus
Consort: Hecaterus
Children: Dactyls

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Anchiale. (c) Erin Greene

She was the wife of Hecaterus, Titan god of hands, and the mother of the metal-working Dactyls, “the Fingers.” These rustic deities together represented the power of the human hand to create and utilise fire. Anchiale’s brother, Prometheus, famously stole fire from heaven for man.

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