Aphaea

Greek - Mother-goddess of Aegina. Originally the Cretan goddess who jumped into the sea to escape the attentions of Minos. Caught in the nets of local fishermen, she became known as Dictynna. Later she fled to Aegina where she was revered at Aphaea. She was sometimes identified with Artemis and later with Athena. In some references, identified as Aphaea, Aphaia, Aphaia, Britomartis, Aphea, Aphea, Dictynna, Dictynna, Artemis, Diktunna, Diktynna or Dictyanna.

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