Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Astraeus

Astraeus or Astraios was the Titan god of the stars and planets, and the art of astrology. Astraeus was the son of Crius and Eurybia. Astraeus was also described as the god of dusk. Astraeus was married to Eos, the goddess of dawn. Together as nightfall and daybreak they produce many children who are associated with what occurs in the sky during twilight. They had many sons Anemoi (winds), Astra Planeta (Planets) and one daughter Astraia, the goddess of the constellation Virgo. 

According to othe version, Astraeus is described the son of Tartarus and Gaea and referred to him as one of the Gigantes.

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