Hera

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Hera

GREEK GODDESS HERA

Hera was a very beautiful woman. She had very big eyes, and pierced ears.

Hera is the goddess of marriage and family as well as the queen of the ancient Greek Gods. She is very smiliar to the Olimpian Gods. She has super strength, immortality, resistance to injury, and the ability to bless, and curse marriage. Her responibility is to bring people into this world. She was a very cruel woman. She was also revengful against Zeus' lovers. She was not loyal, and she worked against her husband.

Hera is one of the children of Chronus and Rhea. Her siblings are Posiedon, Hades, Demeter, Hestia, and Zeus. Zeus is her brother as well as her husband. She gave birth to Ares, Hebe, and Hephaestus.

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Citations:

encyclopediabrittannica.com

One of Hera's symbols was a peacock. Which means pride. As well as the pomegranate, which means childbirth.

Hera is said to have big eyes. so one of her spirit animals is the cow. Another one is the crow, for marriage. As well as the peacock for pride. Hera carried no weapons. but she was very smart, and could curse your marriage, relationship, or love life for the rest of your existance.

Before Zeus and Hera were married, they were brother and sister. Zeus thought she was very beautiful and wanted to marry her, but she kept rejecting him. So one day, Zeus disguised himself as an injured cuckoo. feeling sorry for the distraught bird, she picked it up and held it. Zeus then returned to his natural form and proceeded to rape her. To hide the shame of this, Hera married Zeus. Outcome; Hera and Zeus were married. But zeus was not loyal. So, Hera got revenge on Zeus' many other lovers by cursing their love life for the rest of their existance.

Facts

Hera was said to be able to have eternal virginity by bathing in the sacred spring of Canathus in Nauplia in southern Greece

http://www.greekmythology.com/Olympians/Hera/hera.html

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By Alyssa Connell


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