An Oceanid, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.1 According to Apollodorus, she is the mother of Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus by Iapetus.2 Usually, their mother is called Clymene.
Asia gave her name to the Asian continent.3
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Article created on Monday, March 3, 1997.