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Are there any accounts of how Hera, Demeter, and/or Hestia conducted themselves in combat?

Hera Of the three sisters Hera is the only one regarding whom I have found mention of her direct involvement in a narrated fight scene. Dionysos' War in India In Book 36 of Nonnus' Dionysiaca,1 the ...
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Who is the goddess Kalligeneia?

Here is some academic references: Bearer of a fair offspring, name by which Demeter was invoked in the Thesmophoria, Ar.Th.299, Alciphr.2.4, cf.IG14.205 (Acrae); or her nurse, Ar. ap. Phot.; epith. ...
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When was the pool of Mnemosyne first mentioned as part of the Underworld waters?

An early mention of the pool of Mnemosyne can be found in the Petelia Gold Tablet, an Orphic inscription from between 300-200 BC: You will find in the halls of Hades a spring on the left, and ...
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Who is the goddess Kalligeneia?

From KALLIGENEIA (Calligeneia) was the nymph nursemaid of the goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone. She was worshipped as a goddess of the Eleusinian Mysteries. Kalligeneia was ...
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Who is the goddess Kalligeneia?

It’s not a goddess, but instead a day. The quote is from Kalligeneia: Fertility and Feminine Focus on an Athenian Bell Krater, an undergraduate research paper by Suzanne Allison and offers a nice ...
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