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In Greek mythology, Rhode was the oldest Oceanid, a daughter of Tethys and Oceanus. Later, she was thought of as a daughter of Poseidon and Halia, or Poseidon and Amphitrite. She was married to Helios. Jump to: navigation, search Greek mythology comprises the collected narratives of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ... In Greek and Roman mythology, the Oceanids were the three thousand children of Oceanus and Tethys. ... In Greek mythology, Tethys was a Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus. ... Oceanus or Okeanos refers to the ocean, which the Greeks and Romans regarded as a river circling the world. ... Andrea Doria as Neptune by Agnolo Bronzino: a potent allegory of Genoas hegemony in the Tyrrhenian Sea In Greek Mythology, Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was the god of the sea, known to the Romans as Neptune, and to the Etruscans as Nethuns. ... In Greek mythology, Halia was a nymph from Rhodes. ... Andrea Doria as Neptune by Agnolo Bronzino: a potent allegory of Genoas hegemony in the Tyrrhenian Sea In Greek Mythology, Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was the god of the sea, known to the Romans as Neptune, and to the Etruscans as Nethuns. ... Mosaic from Herculaneum depicting Neptune and Amphitrite Amphitrite, in ancient Greek mythology, was a sea-goddess, and wife of Poseidon, identified with the Salacia the wife of Neptune in Roman mythology. ... This article is about Helios in Greek and Roman mythology. ...


Rhode gave her name to the island of Rhodes, of which she was a protector. It was the center of her cult. Her name stems from the pink hibiscus which was native to island and was similar to a rose, which is also etymologically related to her name. Main entrance to the medieval city of Rhodes Rhodes, Greek Ρόδος (Rhodos; see also List of traditional Greek place names), is the largest of the Dodecanese islands, and easternmost of the major islands of Greece in the Aegean Sea. ...


The first inhabitants of Rhodes were the Telchines. Helios created the island and, with Rhode, had seven sons (the Heliadae -- Ochimus, Cercaphus, Macareus, Actis, Tenages, Triopas, and Candalus) and one daughter, Elektryo. Elektryo died a virgin and the sons became well-known astronomers and rulers of the island. In Greek mythology, the Telchines were the original inhabitants of the island of Rhodes, and were known in Crete and Cyprus. ... In Greek mythology, Ochimus was one of the Heliadae, sons of Helios and Rhodus. ... In Greek mythology, Cercaphus was one of the Heliadae, sons of Helios and Rhodus. ... In Greek mythology, Macar (also Macareus) was the son of Aeolus and Enarete, brother of Canace. ... In Greek mythology, Actis was one of the Heliadae, a son of Rhodus and Helios. ... In Greek mythology, Tenages (or Tenage) was one of the Heliadae, a son of Rhodus and Helios. ... In Greek mythology, Triopas was one of the Heliadae, sons of Helios and Rhodus. ... In Greek mythology, Candalus was one of the Heliadae, a son of Rhodus and Helios. ... In Greek mythology, Elektryo was a daughter of Helios and Rhode. ...


Rhode was worshipped on Rhodes by her own name, as well as Halia or Leucothea. In Greek mythology, Halia was a nymph from Rhodes. ... There were two mortal women in Greek mythology named Leucothea: After the death of Queen Ino, Zeus turned her into a maritime goddess named Leucothea the white goddess. ...


Note: In Greek mythology, Rhode or Rhodus is a different person than Rhodos. In Greek mythology, Rhodos was a son of Hermes and Aphrodite. ...


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Rhodes is a Greek island that lies to the south-east of the Greek mainland, approximately midway between the mainland and the island of Cyprus.
In the 16th century BC the Minoans came to Rhodes, to be followed in the 15th century by the Achaeans.
In 1912, Rhodes was seized from the Turks by the Italians, and in 1948, together with the other islands of the Dodecanese was united with Greece.
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