To Perses

I call to great Perses, almighty destroyer,
son of wise Krios and tender Eurybia,
beloved companion of bright-eyed Asteria,
father of Hekate, mistress of magics
who holds such honors in all the worlds,
warrior of the Titan gods, breaker of bonds
and defender of your brethren. Perses
who is the wisest of gods, great of learning,
great of judgment, discerning one
who knows what must be, I call to you.
I honor you, good and gracious Perses,
I offer you my praise and seek your blessing.

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2 thoughts on “To Perses

    • We don’t know a lot about Perses; many of his appearances in myth are as part of a genealogy of gods (particularly as father of Hekate). He was one of the Titans, and a cousin of Zeus and his siblings. His name translates to “the destroyer” which may give some hint as to to his nature, but in terms of stories there is very little there.

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