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The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.
In this article, we look at Aeetes and the myths and legends surrounding Aeetes, Aeetes relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
Was recorded as one of children of Helios and Perse, or Perseis an Oceanid, his sisters were Circe [falcon] and Pasiphae, [bright, all shining] his consorts were Idyia, and perhaps, an Oceanid named Asterodia [goddess of the sun] or the Nereid, Neaera [the younger]? Asterodia is named as the mother of Absyrtus, while Idyia, or Eidyia [knowledge, knowing one] is named as the mother of Medea, Chalciope and Absyrtus. As Idyia was the youngest of the Oceanids, the name Neaera which means the youngest, may have led to the confusion, as there is nothing recorded about Neaera, Idyia and Neaera may have one and the same person. Over who OO [Aeetes- Aietos= Eagle]