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by Stephanie Luddy, Clarksville Middle School
Philyra was the Greek daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Some believe that she was the wife of Nauplius, with whom she had many children. She was the mother of the wise centaur Chiron. She was the goddess of beauty, perfume, healing, and writing. Philyra was also the inventor of paper.

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