noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Leucothea
Example sentences from the Web for leucothea
The gods, out of compassion, made her a goddess of the sea under the name of Leucothea, and her son a god under that of Palæmon.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Two other minor deities of the sea were Leucothea and Palmon.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
The gods, in pity for her sufferings, changed her into the goddess Leucothea, and her son into a sea deity by the name of Palæmon.Myths of Greece and Rome|H. A. Guerber
It was erroneously named by Winckelmann "Leucothea nursing the infant Bacchus."
Ino threw herself with Melicertes into the sea, and both became sea-gods, called Leucothea and Palaemon.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata