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  1. the ancient Greek goddess of fortune.
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Origin of Tyche

From the Greek word týchē luck, fortune
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Examples from the Web for tyche

Historical Examples

  • This divinity is sometimes identified with Tyche, sometimes with Ananke.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    E.M. Berens

  • "That is the image of the goddess of fate—that is a Tyche," said Petrus.

  • Fortuna, courted by all nations, was in Greek Tyche, or the goddess of chance.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood

  • Charis and Tyche were allegories, the latter having been represented sitting because happiness does not stand fast.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • In the later classical age every one had its impersonation of sculptured image—the Tyche of the City.

British Dictionary definitions for tyche


  1. Greek myth the goddess of fortuneRoman counterpart: Fortuna
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