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In Greek mythology, Ersa /ˈɜːrsə/ or Herse /ˈhɜːrs/ (Ancient Greek: Ἔρσα Érsa, Ἕρση Hérsē, literally "dew") is the goddess of dew and the daughter of Zeus and the Moon (Selene), sister of Pandia and half-sister to Endymion's 50 daughters.[1]


  1. ^ Keightley, p. 55; Hard, p. 46; Alcman, Fragment 57.


  • Hard, Robin, The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology: Based on H.J. Rose's "Handbook of Greek Mythology", Psychology Press, 2004, ISBN 9780415186360.
  • Keightley, Thomas, The Mythology of Ancient Greece and Italy, G. Bell and Sons, 1877.

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of Ersa at Wiktionary