Adrastea

Adrastea

(the Avenger), in Greek mythology, was

(1) the daughter of Oceanus, or Erebus, and of Nemesis. She is represented with a ship's rudder or with a wheel. Some derive the name from Adrastus, who, as a' memorial of Eteocles, built a temple to Nemesis near Thebes.

(2.) The daughter of the Cretan king Melissus, who was given to Rhea to bring up by the mother of Jupiter.

 
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