Hera Greek Goddess
Hera was Zeus' wife and she was grown in the home of titans Tethys and ocean and even though she was known as the “cow-faced” she was one of the beautiful goddess. Even though she was beautiful she did not have attractive personality because she was acting revengefully towards the lovers of Zeus.
Hera was forced to get married to Zeus even though she disliked him. Zeus courted Hera for many times and he was unsuccessful. He then disguised himself as an injured bird seeing this Hera put the bird near to her breast and Zeus took advantage of it and raped her. She then had an obligation to marry him in order to cover her from the shame.More...
Hera is symbolized with 3 symbols. The first is the cuckoo, which is a bird related to springtime. At a Creatan colony named Mycene on the mainland of Greece, there are small temples with cuckoos buried in the ruins with the statuettes of a goddess who is naked with the cuckoos in her arms.
The next symbol is peacock. The feature of vigilance in Hera is symbolized with peacock and with the eyes it has in the feathers. It was the holy symbol of Hera and it went around in the Hera’s temple. The peacock is related to summer and it symbolizes the second phase of a Hera the phase of mother.More...
Why Was Hera The Goddess Of Marriage ?
According to Greek mythology, Hera, the goddess of marriage and women, was a powerful goddess on the Mount. Olympus as she is the wife of Olympus. But she was worshipped before her husband was worshipped. The goddess has many forms which include a bird.
Tens of thousands of years ago, there is an evidence in the form of artifacts and cave art that the humanity was in the form of a female body, either as a woman who can bear children or a pregnant. Childbirth is the human’s closest power to bring life onto the earth and male and female in union create the new being.More...
Who Is The Daughter Of Hera ?
Hera was the daughter of Rhea and Cronus, and sister of Zeus, the king of gods according to Greek mythology. She was the goddess of marriage and women. Although Hera was the sister of Zeus, she in union with Zeus had children Ares, the god of war, Hebe the goddess of youth, Eris, the goddess of discord, and Eileithyia, the god of childbirth.
Hebe is the daughter of Hera and Zeus and is the Greek goddess of youth. She was the one who poured the gods nectar on the mount Olympus till she was replaced by Ganymede. Hebe prepared bath for the god of war, Ares and supported Hera to the chariot.More...