Greek goddesses

2017-07-27T18:24:54+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Tanit, Hubris, Arete (moral virtue), Charites, Demeter, Eris (mythology), Hestia, Mnemosyne, Moirai, Nemesis (mythology), Persephone, Iris (mythology), Pasiphaë, Pasithea, Lethe, Maniae (mythology) flashcards Greek goddesses
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  • Tanit
    Tanit was a Punic and Phoenician goddess, the chief deity of Carthage alongside her consort Ba`al Hammon.
  • Hubris
    Hubris (/ˈhjuːbrɪs/, also hybris, from ancient Greek ὕβρις) describes a personality quality of extreme or foolish pride or dangerous over-confidence.
  • Arete (moral virtue)
    Arete (Greek: ἀρετή), in its basic sense, means "excellence of any kind".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Eris (mythology)
    Eris (/ˈɪərɪs, ˈɛrɪs/; Greek: Ἔρις, "Strife") is the Greek goddess of strife and discord.
  • 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.
  • Mnemosyne
    Mnemosyne (/nᵻˈmɒzᵻniː/ or /nᵻˈmɒsᵻni/; Greek: Μνημοσύνη, pronounced [mnɛːmosýːnɛː]), source of the word mnemonic, was the personification of memory in Greek mythology.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Iris (mythology)
    In Greek mythology, Iris (/ˈaɪrᵻs/; Greek: Ἶρις) is the personification of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.
  • 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.
  • Pasithea
    In Greek mythology, Pasithea (Ancient Greek: Πασιθέα, "relaxation"), or Pasithee, was one of the Charites (Graces), and the personification of relaxation, meditation.
  • 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.
  • Maniae (mythology)
    The Maniae (singular: Mania), in ancient Greek religion, are a spirit or group of spirits personifying insanity, madness, and crazed frenzy.