Definition of Tyche

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the goddess of fortune; identified with Roman Fortuna.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tyche

Two L
Two Rivers
Twort-d'Herelle phenomenon
Twort phenomenon
Twyla Tharp
Tyan Shan
Tyburn ticket
Tyburn tickets
Tyche (current term)
Tylenchus tritici
Tympanuchus cupido
Tympanuchus cupido cupido
Tympanuchus pallidicinctus

Literary usage of Tyche

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia by British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Warwick William Wroth (1903)
"Orodes I, 72; Phraates IV, 100 п., 101. Tyche offering diadem to king ... See ' King seated, receiving diadem from Tyche.1 M Я Tyche ..."

2. The Mythology of Greece and Rome: With Special Reference to Its Use in Art by Otto Seemann (1886)
"Tyche, the goddess of good fortune, was, according to common accounts, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She was usually honored as the tutelary deity of ..."

3. The Mythology of the Aryan Nations by George William Cox (1887)
"In the meaning commonly attached to the word, Tyche denoted ... Tyche becomes simply a name of Athene, the wealth-bringer; with the epithet Agathe, good, ..."

4. A Hand-book of Mythology: Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E. M. Berens (1894)
"Tyche (FORTUNA). Tyche personified that peculiar combination of circumstances which we call luck or fortune, and was considered to be the source of all ..."

5. The History of Ancient Europe: With a View of the Revolutions in Asia and by William Russell (1801)
"... LETTER and thence made frequent sallies upon the insurgents, who were masters of the higher and more considerable division of the city, called Tyche 94. ..."

6. Handbook of Archæology: Egyptian--Greek--Etruscan--Roman by Hodder Michael Westropp (1878)
"Tyche. — FORTUNE. She is usually represented with a rudder, as guiding the affairs of the world, and a cornucopia as a symbol of the plentiful gifts of ..."

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