Greek goddesses

2017-07-28T22:04:07+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Bendis, Benthesikyme, Eunomia (goddess), Eirene (goddess), Pasithea, Charites, Iris (mythology), Graeae, Macris, Hebe (mythology), Hecate, Selene, Lethe, Nike (mythology), Amphitrite, Moirai, Nemesis (mythology), Pandrosus, Eos, Metis (mythology), Epione, Atë, Tyche, Arete (moral virtue), Eris (mythology), Eurynome (Oceanid), Pasiphaë, Eileithyia, Hubris, Tanit, Harmonia (mythology), Circe, Chione (daughter of Boreas), Dike (mythology), Peitho, Proioxis, Palioxis, Aergia, Mnemosyne, Ekecheiria, Peitharchia, Eupraxia (mythology), Galene (mythology), Adikia, Persephone, Pistis, Demeter, Hestia, Prophasis, Themis, Gaia (mythology), Aegiale (daughter of Helios), Maniae (mythology), The Night of Enitharmon's Joy, Achlys, Dyssebeia, Dia (mythology), Arae, Hysminai, Aceso flashcards Greek goddesses
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  • Bendis
    Bendis was a Thracian goddess of the moon and the hunt whom the Greeks identified with Artemis.
  • Benthesikyme
    Benthesikyme or Benthesicyme (Βενθεσικύμη, from βένθος "(sea) depth" and κῦμα "wave") in Greek mythology, according to the Bibliotheca, was a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite and wife of Enalos, by whom she had two daughters.
  • Eunomia (goddess)
    Eunomia (Greek: Εὐνομία) was a minor Greek goddess of law and legislation (her name can be translated as "good order", "governance according to good laws"), as well as the spring-time goddess of green pastures (eû means "well, good" in Greek, and νόμος, nómos, means "law", while pasturelands are called nomia).
  • Eirene (goddess)
    Eirene (/aɪˈriːni/; Greek: Εἰρήνη, Eirēnē, [eːrɛ́ːnɛː], lit. "Peace"), more commonly known in English as Peace, was one of the Horae, the personification of peace.
  • Pasithea
    In Greek mythology, Pasithea (Ancient Greek: Πασιθέα, "relaxation"), or Pasithee, was one of the Charites (Graces), and the personification of relaxation, meditation.
  • Charites
    In Greek mythology, a Charis (/ˈkeɪrɪs/; Greek: Χάρις, pronounced [kʰáris]) or Grace is one of three or more minor goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity, and fertility, together known as the Charites /ˈkærᵻtiːz/ (Χάριτες [kʰáritɛːs]) or Graces.
  • Iris (mythology)
    In Greek mythology, Iris (/ˈaɪrᵻs/; Greek: Ἶρις) is the personification of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.
  • Graeae
    In Greek mythology the Graeae (/ˈɡraɪi/; English translation: "old women", "grey ones", or "grey witches"; alternatively spelled Graiai (Γραῖαι) and Graiae), also called the Grey Sisters, and the Phorcides ("daughters of Phorcys"), were three sisters who shared one eye and one tooth among them.
  • Macris
    In Greek mythology, Macris was a daughter of Aristaeus and Autonoe.
  • Hebe (mythology)
    Hēbē (/ˈhiːbi/; Greek: Ἥβη) in ancient Greek religion, is the goddess of youth (Roman equivalent: Juventus).
  • Hecate
    Hecate or Hekate (/ˈhɛkətiː, ˈhɛkɪt/; Greek, Hekátē) is a goddess in Ancient Greek religion and mythology, most often shown holding two torches or a key and in later periods depicted in triple form.
  • Selene
    In Greek mythology, Selene (/sᵻˈliːni/; Greek Σελήνη [selɛ̌ːnɛː] 'moon';) is the goddess of the moon.
  • Lethe
    In Greek mythology, Lethe /ˈliːθi/ (Greek: Λήθη, Lḗthē; Ancient Greek: [lɛ́:tʰɛː], Modern Greek: [ˈliθi]) was one of the five rivers of the underworld of Hades.
  • Nike (mythology)
    In ancient Greek religion, Nike (/ˈnaɪki/; Greek: Νίκη, "Victory", Ancient Greek: [nǐːkɛː]) was a goddess who personified victory.
  • Amphitrite
    In ancient Greek mythology, Amphitrite (/æmfᵻˈtraɪtiː/; Greek: Ἀμφιτρίτη) was a sea-goddess and wife of Poseidon.
  • Moirai
    In Greek mythology, the Moirai or Moerae /ˈmɪrˌiː/ or /ˈmiːˌriː/ (Ancient Greek: Μοῖραι, "apportioners"), often known in English as the Fates (Latin: Fatae), were the white-robed incarnations of destiny; their Roman equivalent was the Parcae (euphemistically the "sparing ones").
  • Nemesis (mythology)
    In the ancient Greek religion, Nemesis (/ˈnɛməsɪs/; Greek: Νέμεσις), also called Rhamnousia/Rhamnusia ("the goddess of Rhamnous") was the goddess who enacted retribution against those who succumb to hubris (arrogance before the gods).
  • Pandrosus
    Pandrosos (also known as Pandrosus) is known in Greek myth as one of the three daughters of Kekrops, the first king of Athens, along with her sisters Aglauros and Herse.
  • Eos
    In Greek mythology, Ēōs (/ˈiːɒs/; Ionic and Homeric Greek Ἠώς, Attic Ἕως Éōs, "dawn", pronounced [ɛːɔ̌ːs] or [héɔːs]; Aeolic Αὔως Aúōs, Doric Ἀώς Āṓs) is a Titaness and the goddess of the dawn, who rose each morning from her home at the edge of the Oceanus.
  • Metis (mythology)
    Metis /ˈmiːtᵻs/ (Μῆτις, "wisdom," "skill," or "craft"), in ancient Greek religion, was of the Titan generation and, like several primordial figures, an Oceanid, in the sense that Metis was born of Oceanus and his sister Tethys, of an earlier age than Zeus and his siblings.
  • Epione
    In Greek mythology, Epione (Greek: Ἠπιόνη) was the goddess of soothing of pain; in fact, her name actually means soothing.
  • Atë
    Atë, Até or Aite (/ˈeɪtiː/ or UK /ˈɑːti/; Ancient Greek: ἄτη) is the Greek goddess of mischief, delusion, ruin, and folly.
  • Tyche
    Tyche (English /ˈtaɪki/; from Greek: Τύχη, meaning "luck"; Roman equivalent: Fortuna) was the presiding tutelary deity that governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny.
  • Arete (moral virtue)
    Arete (Greek: ἀρετή), in its basic sense, means "excellence of any kind".
  • Eris (mythology)
    Eris (/ˈɪərɪs, ˈɛrɪs/; Greek: Ἔρις, "Strife") is the Greek goddess of strife and discord.
  • Eurynome (Oceanid)
    Eurynome (/jʊˈrɪnəmiː/; Greek: Εὐρυνόμη) was a deity of ancient Greek religion worshipped at a sanctuary near the confluence of rivers called the Neda and the Lymax in classical Peloponnesus.
  • Pasiphaë
    In Greek mythology, Pasiphaë (/pəˈsɪfᵻ.iː/; Greek: Πασιφάη Pasipháē, "wide-shining") was the daughter of Helios, the Sun, by the eldest of the Oceanids, Perse.
  • Eileithyia
    Eileithyia or Ilithyia (/ɪlᵻˈθaɪ.ə/; Greek: Εἰλείθυια; also Ἐλευθία Eleuthia, or Ἐλευθώ Eleuthō) was the Greek goddess of childbirth and midwifery.
  • Hubris
    Hubris (/ˈhjuːbrɪs/, also hybris, from ancient Greek ὕβρις) describes a personality quality of extreme or foolish pride or dangerous over-confidence.
  • Tanit
    Tanit was a Punic and Phoenician goddess, the chief deity of Carthage alongside her consort Ba`al Hammon.
  • Harmonia (mythology)
    Harmonia (/hɑːrˈmoʊniə/; Ancient Greek: Ἁρμονία), in ancient Greek religion, is the immortal goddess of peace, harmony and concord.
  • Circe
    Circe (/ˈsɜːrsiː/; Greek: Κίρκη, Kírkē, lit. "falconess") was a powerful sorceress—variously described as a goddess, nymph, or witch—in Greek myth and legend.
  • Chione (daughter of Boreas)
    In Greek mythology, Khione (from Greek χιών - chiōn, "snow") is the nymph or minor goddess of snow.
  • Dike (mythology)
    In ancient Greek culture, Dikē (English pronunciation: /ˈdiːkeɪ/ or /ˈdɪkiː/; Greek: Δίκη, English translation: "justice") was the goddess of justice and the spirit of moral order and fair judgement based on immemorial custom, in the sense of socially enforced norms and conventional rules.
  • Peitho
    In Greek mythology, Peitho /piː.
  • Proioxis
    In Greek mythology, Proioxis (Greek: Προΐωξις) was the personification of onrush in battle (as opposed to Palioxis).
  • Palioxis
    In Greek mythology, Palioxis (Greek: Παλίωξις) was the personification of backrush in battle (as opposed to Proioxis).
  • Aergia
    Aergia (Greek: Ἀεργία, "inactivity") is a goddess in Greek mythology, a personification of sloth and laziness.
  • Mnemosyne
    Mnemosyne (/nᵻˈmɒzᵻniː/ or /nᵻˈmɒsᵻni/; Greek: Μνημοσύνη, pronounced [mnɛːmosýːnɛː]), source of the word mnemonic, was the personification of memory in Greek mythology.
  • Ekecheiria
    In Greek mythology, Ekecheiria (also transliterated as Ekekheiria) was the spirit and personification of truce, armistice, and cessation of hostilities, and is also used to refer to the Olympic truce.
  • Peitharchia
    In Greek mythology, Peitharchia was the personification of obedience.
  • Eupraxia (mythology)
    Eupraxia, in ancient Greek religion, was the personification of well-being.
  • Galene (mythology)
    Galene (Greek: Γαλήνη) in ancient Greek religion was a minor goddess personifying calm seas.
  • Adikia
    In Greek mythology, Adikia (Greek: Ἀδικία) is the goddess and personification of injustice.
  • Persephone
    In Greek mythology, Persephone (/pərˈsɛfəni/, per-SEH-fə-nee; Greek: Περσεφόνη), also called Kore or Cora (/ˈkɔəriː/; "the maiden"), is the daughter of Zeus and the harvest goddess Demeter, and is the queen of the underworld.
  • Pistis
    In Greek mythology, Pistis (Πίστις) was the personification of good faith, trust and reliability.
  • Demeter
    In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth.
  • Hestia
    In Ancient Greek religion, Hestia (/ˈhɛstiə/; Ancient Greek: Ἑστία, "hearth" or "fireside") is a virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, and the right ordering of domesticity, the family, the home, and the state.
  • Prophasis
    In Greek mythology, Prophasis (Πρόφασις) was the personification of excuse or plea.
  • Themis
    Themis /ˈθiːmᵻs/ (Greek: Θέμις) is an ancient Greek Titaness.
  • Gaia (mythology)
    In Greek mythology, Gaia (/ˈɡeɪ.ə/ or /ˈɡaɪ.ə/ from Ancient Greek Γαῖα, a poetical form of Γῆ Gē, "land" or "earth") also spelled Gaea, is the personification of the Earth and one of the Greek primordial deities.
  • Aegiale (daughter of Helios)
    In ancient Greek religion, Aegiale (Greek: Αἰγιάλη) is the daughter of Helios and Clymene.
  • Maniae (mythology)
    The Maniae (singular: Mania), in ancient Greek religion, are a spirit or group of spirits personifying insanity, madness, and crazed frenzy.
  • The Night of Enitharmon's Joy
    The Night of Enitharmon's Joy, often referred as The Triple Hecate or simply Hecate, is a 1795 work of art by the English artist and poet William Blake which depicts Enitharmon, a female character in his mythology, or Hecate, a chthonic Greco-Roman goddess of magic and the underworld.
  • Achlys
    In Greek mythology, Achlys (Greek language: Ἀχλύς "mist") was, according to some ancient cosmogonies, the eternal Night (perhaps the Mist of Death, which fell before the eyes preceding death), and the first created being which existed even before Chaos.
  • Dyssebeia
    In Greek mythology, Dyssebeia was the spirit and personification of impiety, as opposed to Eusebeia.
  • Dia (mythology)
    Dia (Greek: Δία or Δῖα, "heavenly", "divine" or "she who belongs to Zeus"), in ancient Greek religion and folklore, may refer to: * Dia, a goddess venerated at Phlius and Sicyon.
  • Arae
    In Greek mythology, the Arae /ˈɛriː, ˈeɪriː/ were female spirits of curses, particularly of the curses placed by the dead upon those guilty of their death; they were associated with the underworld.
  • Hysminai
    The Hysminai (Ancient Greek: ὑσμῖναι; singular: ὑσμίνη hysmine "battle, conflict, combat") are figures in Greek mythology.
  • Aceso
    Aceso (Greek: Ἀκεσώ) was the Greek goddess of the healing process.