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Consort "Asteria
Children "Hecate
Parents "Crius and "Eurybia

Perses ("/ˈpɜːrsɪz/; "Greek: Πέρσης, "The Destroyer"[1]) was the son of the "Titan "Crius and "Eurybia. His name is derived from the Ancient Greek word perthō (πέρθω - "to sack", "to ravage", "to destroy"), the fact of which may have given the impression that Perses was the Titan god of destruction. He was wed to "Asteria, his cousin, daughter of Titans "Phoebe and "Coeus.[2] They had one child noted in mythology, "Hecate, honoured by "Zeus above all others as the goddess of wilderness, childbirth, witchcraft and magic.[3]

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  1. ^ Warr, George C. W. The Greek Epic London. 1895. pg. 272.
  2. ^ "ASTERIA: Greek Titan goddess of nocturnal oracles & falling stars". Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
  3. ^ "HECATE: Greek goddess of witchcraft, ghosts & magic". Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
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