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'''Asteria''' was the Titan-goddess of dreams and prophesies of the night in ancient Greek mythology. She was the daughter of [[Coeus]] and [[Phoebe]], and sister to [[Leto]]. Her nocturnal prophecies are associated with astrology and necromancy.  One myth has Asteria being pursued by [[Zeus]], whereupon she changed herself into a quail and leapt from heaven into the sea where she metamorphosed into the island of Delos for evermore.
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'''Asteria''' was the [[Titan]]-goddess of dreams and prophesies of the night in ancient [[Greek mythology]]. She was the daughter of [[Coeus]] and [[Phoebe]], and sister to [[Leto]]. Her nocturnal prophecies are associated with [[astrology]] and necromancy.  One myth has Asteria being pursued by [[Zeus]], whereupon she changed herself into a quail and leapt from heaven into the sea where she metamorphosed into the island of Delos forevermore.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:36, 28 July 2007

Asteria was the Titan-goddess of dreams and prophesies of the night in ancient Greek mythology. She was the daughter of Coeus and Phoebe, and sister to Leto. Her nocturnal prophecies are associated with astrology and necromancy. One myth has Asteria being pursued by Zeus, whereupon she changed herself into a quail and leapt from heaven into the sea where she metamorphosed into the island of Delos forevermore.