Rhea

Greek - Goddess of nature and queen of the universe. A Titaness. A prophetess. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. Sister and wife of Cronus. Mother of Demeter, Hestia, Hades, Hera, Poseidon, Zeus. Mother of a daughter, Pluto, some say. Cronus had been warned that one of his children would usurp his throne and to prevent this happening he swallowed each of his children as they were born. In some accounts, Rhea gave Cronus a foal to swallow instead of the infant Poseidon who was given to shepherds to rear. When Zeus was born, Rhea hid him on the island of Crete and gave her husband a large stone wrapped in baby-clothes which he promptly swallowed. She was later raped by Zeus, both in the form of serpents and it was she who saved Dionysus when he was torn to pieces by the Titans. In some lore, occasionally called Rhea, Acrea, Acrea, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, Meter Dindymene, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Idaean Mother, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Maia, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Rheia, Rheia, Rhea, Rheie, Rheie or Rhea.
Roman - A priestess. Mother of Aventinus by Hercules. Occasionally known as Rhea, Acrea, Acrea, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, Meter Dindymene, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Idaean Mother, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Maia, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Rheia, Rheia, Rhea, Rheie, Rheie or Rhea.

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