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Τηθύς , ύος, , Tethys, wife of Oceanus, nurse of Hera, Il.14.201, 302; daughter of Uranus and Gaia, mother of the river-gods and Oceanides, Hes.Th.136,337, cf. A.Pr.137 (anap.), Th.311 (lyr.);
A.Ὠκεανὸν . . καὶ Τηθὺν ἐποίησαν τῆς γενέσεως πατέραςArist.Metaph. 983b30; taken as type of a very old woman, prob. in Call.Iamb.1.248 (Hermes 69.174); cf. προτήθυς.
II. in later writers, the Sea, Lyc.1069, AP7.214.6 (Arch.), Nonn.D.31.187, Orph.A.335, etc., cf. Porph. ap. Eus.PE3.11, Suid. [υ_ in disyll. cases, υ^ in trisyll.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 137
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 311
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 337
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 136
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.201
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