- Philyra (mythology)
Greek mythology, Philyra was an Oceanid, a daughter of Oceanusand Tethys. She was married to Nauplius and had many children. Chironwas her son by Cronus. When she gave birth to her son, she was so disgusted by what he looked like she abandoned him at birth. She was the goddess of perfume, writing, healing, beautyand paper. She also taught humanityto make paper.
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