Leto (Titaness) of motherhood

Λητώ (Lētṓ)[1]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures (Other Titans) Titaness of motherhood and mother of the twin Olympians, Artemis and Apollo.


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The Rape of Leto by Tityos c. 515 BC. From Vulci. Leto is third from left.

In Greek mythology, Leto (/ˈlt/; Greek: Λητώ Lētṓ; Λατώ, Lātṓ in Dorian Greek, etymology and meaning disputed) is a daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe, the sister of Asteria,[1] and the mother, by Zeus, of Apollo and Artemis.

The island of Kos is claimed as her birthplace.[2] In the Olympian scheme, Zeus is the father of her twins,[3] Apollo and Artemis, the Letoides, which Leto conceived after her hidden beauty accidentally caught the eyes of Zeus. Classical Greek myths record little about Leto other than her pregnancy and her search for a place where she could give birth to Apollo and Artemis, since Hera in her jealousy had caused all lands to shun her. Finally, she finds an island that is not attached to the ocean floor so it is not considered land and she can give birth.[4] This is her one active mythic role: once Apollo and Artemis are grown, Leto withdraws, to remain a dim[5] and benevolent matronly figure upon Olympus, her part already played. In Roman mythology, Leto’s equivalent is Latona, a Latinization of her name, influenced by Etruscan Letun.[6]

In Crete, at the city of Dreros, Spyridon Marinatos uncovered an eighth-century post-Minoan hearth house temple in which there were found three unique figures of Apollo, Artemis and Leto made of brass sheeting hammered over a shaped core (sphyrelata).[7] Walter Burkert notes[8] that in Phaistos she appears in connection with an initiation cult.

Leto was identified from the fourth century onwards with the principal local mother goddess of Anatolian Lycia, as the region became Hellenized.[9] In Greek inscriptions, the Letoides are referred to as the “national gods” of the country.[10] Her sanctuary, the Letoon near Xanthos predated Hellenic influence in the region, however,[11] and united the Lycian confederacy of city-states. The Hellenes of Kos also claimed Leto as their own. Another sanctuary, more recently identified, was at Oenoanda in the north of Lycia.[12] There was, of course, a further Letoon at Delos.

Leto’s primal nature may be deduced from the natures of her father and mother, who may have been Titans of the sun and moon.[citation needed] Her Titan father is called “Coeus,” and though Herbert Jennings Rose considers his name and nature uncertain,[13] he is in one Roman source given the name Polus,[14] which may relate him to the sphere of heaven from pole to pole.[citation needed] The name of Leto’s mother, “Phoebe” (Φοίβη — literally “pure, bright”), is identical to the epithet of her son Apollo, Φοῖβος Ἀπόλλων, throughout Homer.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leto

Personal Information

Leto (Titaness) of motherhood
Name Leto (Titaness) of motherhood
Parents

Siblings

Name Birth Death
Asteria (Titaness) of nocturnal oracles and falling starsasdasds   
Lelantos (Titan) of airasdasds   

Children

Name Birth Death
Artemis (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   
Apóllōn aka-Apollo (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   

Children-in-Law

Name Birth Death
Ceos (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Agreus (son of Apollo) (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Amphissus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Dryops (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Autuchus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Idmon (son of Apollo) Argonaut seerasdasds   
Amphissa (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Cephisso (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Pisus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Melaneus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Megarus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Marathus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Erymanthus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Chariclo (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Mother of Acraepheus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Unknown - Wife of Erginus (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Urea (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Thero (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Themisto (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Thaleia aka-Rhetia (consort of Apollo) Nymphasdasds   
Syllis (consort of Apollo) (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Stilbe (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Sinope (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Rhodope (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Rhodoessa (consort of Apollo) Nymphasdasds   
Psamathe (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Procleia (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Prothoe (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Phthia (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Parthenope  (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Parnethia (consort of Apollo) Nymph (consort of Apollo) Nymphasdasds   
Othreis  (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Marpessa  (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Lycia  (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Hyria, aka-Thyria (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Hypsipyle (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Hecuba (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Gryne (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Evadne (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Euboea (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Dryope (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Dia (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Daphne (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Danais (consort of Apollo) Nymphasdasds   
Cyrene (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Creusa (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Coryceia (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Coronis (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Chrysothemis (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Chrysorthe (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Chione (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Celaeno (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Castalia (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Cassandra (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Calliope (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Bolina (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Babylo (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Arsinoe (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Astycome (consort of Apollo) Nymphasdasds   
Areia (Consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Anchiale (Consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Alciope (Consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Aganippe (Consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Aethusa (Consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Acantha (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Acacallis (Consorts to Apollo)asdasds   
Hypermnestra (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Urania aka-Ourania (consort of Apollo) Oceanids Nymph.asdasds   
Ocyrrhoe aka. Okyrhoe (consort of Apollo) - Oceanids Nymph.asdasds   
Meliae (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Hecate aka-Hekate (consort of Apollo)asdasds   

Grand-Children

Name Birth Death
Syrus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Cicon aka-Kikon (son of Apollo) (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Anius (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Tenes aka-Tennes (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Polypoetes (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Laodocus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Dorus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Lycomedes (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Cynnes (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Phager (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Tenerus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Ismenus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Mopsus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Eicadius (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Patarus (child of Apollo)asdasds   
Cycnus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Troilus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Aristaeus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Lycorus aka-Lycoreus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Parthenos (daughter of Apollo)asdasds   
Coronus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Philammon (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Delphus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Ialemus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Orpheus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Arabus (child of Apollo)asdasds   
Eriopis (daughter of Apollo)asdasds   
Eumolpus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Miletus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Oaxes (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Linus (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Chios (child of Apollo)asdasds   
Eleuther (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Phylander (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Phylacides (son of Apollo)asdasds   
Naxos (child of Apollo)asdasds   
Amphithemis aka-Garamas (child of Apollo)asdasds   
Asclepius (son of Apollos)asdasds   

Great-Grand-Children

Name Birth Death
Hygieia (Goddess Health/Cleanliness/Sanitation)asdasds   

References

References
1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures

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