Plouto (Oceanid)

Summary

In Greek mythology, Plouto or Pluto (Ancient Greek: Πλουτώ means 'wealth') was the 'soft eyed' Oceanid,[1][2] one of the 3,000 water-nymph daughters of Titans Oceanus and his sister-wife Tethys.[3]

Mythology

Pluto was one of the "deep-bosomed daughters of Oceanus" who were the playmates of Persephone when she was abducted by Hades.[4]

Notes

  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 355
  2. ^ Bane, Theresa (2013). Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology. McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. p. 278. ISBN 9780786471119.
  3. ^ Smith, s.v. Pluto 1
  4. ^ Homeric Hymn to Demeter 422

References

  • Hesiod, Theogony from The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White. Homeric Hymns. Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Smith, William; Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London (1873).