Monday, July 18, 2011

Astra Planeta

  • Astra Planeta
  • Stars, Planets
  • Olympian Gods
  • Greek Pantheon

-Sons of Astraios and Eos, there are five Astra Planeta. Phainon, the shining one, planet Saturn. Phaethon, the blazing one, planet Jupiter. Pyroeis, the fiery one, planet Mars. Stilbon, the shining one, planet Mercury. Eosphoros or Hesperos, the dawn-bringer and evening star, the planet Venus.

+Each god has a different description, but most had little personification.

=See individual entries for different names and spellings. The Astra Planeta is also called Stellae Errantae, also spelled Aster Planeton and Stella Errante.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Astraios

  • Astraios
  • Stars
  • Titan God
  • Greek Pantheon

-Son of Eurybia and Krios, husband of Eos, Astraios is the titan of dusk and stars. He is the father of the winds and the stars.

+He is only ever described as the starry one.

=Astraeus to the Romans.