Phoebe (mythology)

Phoebe (Greek Φοίβη, the Vibrant, in older transcription Phoebe ) is a Titan in Greek mythology.

She is the daughter of Uranus and Gaia, wife of Titans Coeus and from this mother of Asteria and Leto, and thus the grandmother of Apollo, Artemis and Hecate.

According to Aeschylus, she was by Gaia and Themis Owner of the Oracle of Delphi, which she passed on to Apollo on the occasion of his birthday.

A representation Phoibes found at Südfries of the Pergamon Altar, where she draws with a torch in his hand against the giants. She is accompanied by her daughter Asteria, holding a sword.

Pedigree of the Titans