Eurybia (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Eurybia (Ancient Greek: Εὐρυβία, Εὐρυβίη), "who has a heart of flint within her",[1] was the consort to the Titan Crius and gave birth to Astraeus, Perses, and Pallas.[2] She was a minor sea goddess under the dominion of Poseidon. Her parents were Pontos[3] and Gaia.[4]

Thespius's daughter is also named Eurybia. She bore Heracles a son, Polylaus.


  1. Hesiod, Theogony, 239.
  2. Hesiod, Theogony, 375: "And Eurybia, bright goddess, was joined in love to Crius and bore great Astraeus, and Pallas, and Perses who also was eminent among all men in wisdom."; also pseudo-Apollodorus Bibliotheke, 1.2.2.
  3. Hesiod, Theogony, 233.
  4. Hesiod, Theogony, 233ff 265-69; pseudo-Apollodorus Bibliotheke, 1.2.6