Thetis


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The·tis

 (thē′tĭs)
n. Greek Mythology
One of the Nereids, the wife of Peleus and mother of Achilles.

Thetis

(ˈθiːtɪs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) one of the Nereids and mother of Achilles by Peleus

The•tis

(ˈθi tɪs)

n.
(in Greek myth) a Nereid, the wife of Peleus and the mother of Achilles.
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Noun1.Thetis - (Greek mythology) one of the 50 NereidsThetis - (Greek mythology) one of the 50 Nereids; mother of Achilles by Peleus
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Nereid - (Greek mythology) any of the 50 sea nymphs who were daughters of the sea god Nereus
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[ˈθiːtɪs] NTetis
References in classic literature ?
Thetis wept and answered, "My son, woe is me that I should have borne or suckled you.
Thetis was not unmindful of the charge her son had laid upon her, so she rose from under the sea and went through great heaven with early morning to Olympus, where she found the mighty son of Saturn sitting all alone upon its topmost ridges.
Jove sat for a while silent, and without a word, but Thetis still kept firm hold of his knees, and besought him a second time.
But Juno, when she saw him, knew that he and the old merman's daughter, silver-footed Thetis, had been hatching mischief, so she at once began to upbraid him.
Still, I have a strong misgiving that the old merman's daughter Thetis has been talking you over, for she was with you and had hold of your knees this self-same morning.
Their names were Isis, Amphitrite, Hebe, Pandora, Psyche, Thetis, Pomona, Daphne, Clytie, Galatea and Arethusa.
Several poems are ascribed to Hesiod, such as the "Epithalamium of Peleus and Thetis", the "Descent of Theseus into Hades", or the "Circuit of the Earth" (which must have been connected with the story of Phineus and the Harpies, and so with the Argonaut-legend), which yet seem to have belonged to the "Catalogues".
Otto Muller suggests that the introduction of Thetis and of Phrixus (frags.
and let no one slander Proteus and Thetis, neither let any one, either in tragedy or in any other kind of poetry, introduce Here disguised in the likeness of a priestess asking an alms
Then, although we are admirers of Homer, we do not admire the lying dream which Zeus sends to Agamemnon; neither will we praise the verses of Aeschylus in which Thetis says that Apollo at her nuptials
Thetis had offered it as a prize, but the Trojan prisoners and Minerva were the judges.