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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 Pheres and the myths and legends surrounding Pheres, Pheres relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
A son of Cretheus and Tyro, and brother of Amythaon, and Aeolia. After his half-brother, Pelias, seized the throne of Aeolus the ancient name of Thessaly. Pheres was banished by Pelias and fled from Iolcus and founded a city of Pherae, where he married Periclymene, daughter of Minyas, and they had several children including Admetus, Lycurgus, Idomene- Eidomene (wife of Amythaon or Bias?) and Periopis.