Hera, queen of the Greek gods. Hera was Zeus' wife and sister, and was raised by the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. She was the supreme goddess, patron of marriage and childbirth, having a special interest in protecting married women.
Hera - was the Olympian queen of the gods and the goddess of women and marriage. She was also a goddess of the sky and starry heavens. She was usually depicted as a beautiful woman wearing a crown and holding a royal, lotus-tipped staff.
In ancient Greek mythology, Lamia (Greek: Λάμια) was a beautiful queen of Libya who became a child-eating daemon. Lamia had an affair with Zeus and bore him children. When Hera, Zeus' wife, discovered the affair, she became enraged and killed the children. Driven insane with grief, Lamia began devouring other children. Zeus then gave her the ability to remove her eyes. In one version of her story, this came with the gift of prophecy. Zeus did this to appease Lamia in ...
Great Bear Pull-Toy / Ursa Major, Bear Totem, constellation wood toy, stars home decor, constellations art, bear ornament, star sign
Great Bear / Ursa Major is one of the most popular constellations in universe. We made it a pull-toy (or a bear totem) specially for you. An antique greek legend says that Zeus, Olympus god, fell in love with a nymph named Calisto. Zeus wife, Hera, was extremely jealous and turned her rival into a bear. One morning Calisto was hurt by a hunters arrow, who turned out to be her own son, Arkas. Zeus turned Arkas also into a bear and put them both in a privileged spot of the sky to keep th...
Goddess - The rise of patriarchy in the world came about with the diminished role of the Goddess in society. I'd like to say 'Bring back the Goddess' in regards to our present world circumstances but, you know, the Goddess never left - we either relegated her to said diminished roles or did away with her altogether. ' I have seen the enemy and it is us.' Max Dashu
Echo was an Oread who resided on Mount Cithaeron. Zeus loved consorting with beautiful nymphs and often visited them on Earth. Zeus's wife, Hera, became suspicious, and came from Mt. Olympus in an attempt to catch Zeus with the nymphs. Echo, by trying to protect Zeus, endured Hera's wrath, and Hera made her only able to speak the last few words spoken to her. So when Echo met Narcissus and fell in love with him, she was unable to tell him how she felt and was forced to watch him as he fell…
Jupiter and Semele - Gustave Moreau --- (Semele, encouraged by Hera - Zeus's wife - persuades Zeus to reveal himself in all his splendour. When he appears before her as the radiant god of thunder and lightning, Semele is consumed by flames.)
Hera was the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus in the Olympian pantheon of Greek mythology and religion. Her chief function was as the goddess of women and marriage. Her counterpart in the religion of ancient Rome was Juno. The cow and the peacock were sacred to her. Hera's mother was Rhea and her father Cronus.
(Zeus) Zeus god of heavens and lightning the brothers of Zeus are Poseidon, Hades. Zeus is the youngest of all brothers. He is one of the gods that stays on top of mount Olympus he stay's in mount Olympus because nobody can go to the underworld or the heavens and the normal world except Hermes. Hera Goddess of marriage is Zeus's wife also his sister Hera is mad at Zeus because of the other goddesses (Jonah)