Soter (Ancient Greek: Σωτήρ; Transliteration: Sôtêr) was the daimon (spirit) of safety, preservation, and deliverance. He is the husband of Praxidike and the father of Arete, Homonoia, and Ktesios in some versions while in others, he is the husband of Peitharchia and father of Eupraxia. In Orphic hymns, Soter was identified with Zeus. His female counterpart was the goddess Soteria.