In Greek meethologie, Theia /ˈθə/ (whiles rendered Thea or Thia), an aa cried Euryphaessa "wide-shinin", is a Titaness an a goddess o the muin. The name Theia alane means simply "goddess" or "divine"; Theia Euryphaessa (Θεία Εὐρυφάεσσα) brings owertones o extent (εὐρύς, eurys, "wide", ruit: εὐρυ-/εὐρε-) an brightness (φάος, phaos, "light", ruit: φαεσ-).

Theia
Pergamonmuseum - Antikensammlung - Pergamonaltar 32.jpg
In the frieze o the Great Altar o Pergamon (Berlin), the goddess who fichts at Helios' back is conjectured tae be Theia[1]
SymbolEen, Glesses
Personal Information
ConsortHyperion
ChilderHelios, Eos an Selene
ParentsGaia an Uranus
SiblinsHyperion, Themis, Mnemosyne, Rhea, Cronus, Oceanus, Tethys, Iapetus, Krios, Phoebe an Coeus

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  1. M.M. Honan, Guide to the Pergamon Museum, Berlin 1904, etc.