Phoebe was the Titan goddess of the bright intellect.

Parents: Uranus and Gaia
Siblings: Coeus, Crius, Cronus, Cyclops, Furies, Giants, Hecatoncheires, Hyperion, Iapetus, Oceanus, Meliae, Mnemosyne, Rhea, Tethys, Theia and Themis
Consort: Coeus
Children: Asteria and Leto

A fresco of Herculaneum showing women playing knucklebones, depicting Phoebe, Leto, Niobe, Hilearia, and Agle, painted and signed by an artist named “Alexander of Athens”, 1st c. AD, now in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Naples).

She was wife of the Titan Coeus and the grandmother of ApolloArtemis and Hecate. Phoebe was the third goddess to hold the great oracle of Delphi which she in turn bestowed upon her grandson Apollo. Her name was derived from the Greek words phoibos “bright” or “radiant”, phoibazô “to prophesy” and phoibaô “to purify”

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