Leucothea

Leucothea (lōkŏthˈēə) [key], in Greek mythology, sea deity. In some legends she was the deification of Ino, the wife of Athamas; in others she was the deification of the sea nymph Halia, mother of Rhodos. The Romans identified Matuta with her.

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