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Pasiphae
In Greek mythology, Pasiphaë (pa-si-FAE/, Greek: Πασιφάη Pasipháē), "wide-shining"was the daughter of Helios, the Sun, by the eldestof the Oceanids, Perse. She was given in marriage to King Minos of Crete. With Minos, she was the mother of Ariadne, Androgeus, Glaucus, Deucalion, Phaedra, and Catreus. She was also the mother of "starlike" Asterion, called by the Greeks the Minotaur, after a curse from Poseidon caused her to experience lust for and mate with a white bull sent by Poseidon
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And...One of the most famous lines of French poetry contains the name.From Racine's "Phèdre":
"Fille de Minos et de Pasiphaë"It's not saying much, but the rhythm and balance of sounds are considered exemplary. A nice association with a beautiful name.
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Great, thank you so much!
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