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Theia
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[1] Titan

(Θεία/Theíā, fem. of theîos 'divine', also called Erypháessa, 'the far-shining'). A Titan, daughter of Uranus and Gaea, mother by the Titan Hyperion of Helius, Eos and Selene, by Oceanus of the Cercopes (Hes. Theog. 135; 371; Orph. fr. 114; Catull. 66,44).

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[2] Ostrogoth king, c. AD 550

(also known as Teia(s), Gr. Τείας/Teíās). Ostrogoth king in AD 552; sent by Totila to northern Italy in 552 to block Narses [4]'s way to Italy; when Narses bypassed…

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Zimmermann, Sylvia and Lütkenhaus, Werner (Marl), “Theia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1207340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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