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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 Astraeus and the myths and legends surrounding Astraeus, Astraeus relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
The astrological god of dusk, he is said to have married Eos (dawn) and thus their union gave rise to all that occurred between nightfall and daybreak. They had many offspring, including five wandering planets, Phainon (Saturn,) Phaethon (Jupiter,) Pyroeis (Mars,) Eosphoros (Venus,) and Stilbon (mercury.) four Anemoi (winds,) Boreas, Notos, Eurus, and Zephyrus (west wind), and Astrea (the constellation of Virgo).