Thalassa (mythology)

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Thalassa is a Greek goddess. She is a personification of the sea, meaning people thought of the sea as a person, and that person was Thalassa. The word "Thalassa" means "sea."

The Latin author Hyginus wrote about her. He said she was the daughter of the gods Aether and Hemera. She is the wife of the god Pontus, who is also a personification of the sea.