Asteria was the Titan goddess of falling stars and perhaps of nighttime divinations such as oneiromancy (by dreams) and astrology (by stars). She was the mother of Hecate, goddess of witchcraft, by the Titan Perses.

Residence: Delos
Symbols: Quail
Parents: Coeus and Phoebe
Siblings: Leto 
Consort: Perses
Children: Hecate

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Depiction of Asteria, Athenian red-figure amphora C5th B.C., Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

After the fall of the Titans, Zeus chased Asteria across the sky but she escaped him by transforming herself into a quail and leaping into the sea to became the island of Delos. Her sister, Leto, later gave birth to Apollo and Artemis on the island.

Asteria pursued by Zeus in the form of an eagle, painting by Marco Liberi.

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