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Ἀστερία). A daughter of the Titan Coeus and the Titanid Phoebé, sister of Leto, and mother of Hecaté by Perses, son of the Titan Crius. She is said to have turned into a quail (ὄρτυξ) and plunged into the sea to escape the advances of Zeus. After her the island of Delos (q.v.) was first called Asteria, and later Ortygia.

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