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  Hera
Hera was the wife of Zeus and Queen of the Olympians.
Hera hated the great hero Heracles since he was the son of her husband Zeus and a mortal woman.
Hera was worshipped throughout Greece, and the oldest and most important temples were consecrated to her.
www.mythweb.com /gods/Hera.html   (821 words)

  
 Hera - MSN Encarta
Hera, in Greek mythology, queen of the gods, the daughter of the Titans Cronus and Rhea, and the sister and wife of the god Zeus.
Hera was the goddess of marriage and the protector of married women.
Hera is often identified with the Roman goddess Juno.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575999/Hera.html   (159 words)

  
 Find Your Goddess Archetype - Hera
Hera energy is most visible in mature women, therefore, in the second half of life when she is more able to enjoy the full impact of her natural authority and dignity--possessing executive, leadership ability.
Hera woman at a younger age is looking, first and foremost, for a husband--admires and seeks a strong, ambitious male, a male most promising to succeed--Attaining marriage status, she will dutifully remain home raising her family, putting her own individual career ambitions on hold while fostering the beginnings of a growing family.
Hera's wound: Hera was denigrated by the patriarchal ancient society--originally, held in esteem as a powerful and revered goddess of the sacred ritual of marriage; later demoted and disparaged as a jealous, vindictive and quarrelsome wife.
goddess-power.com /hera.htm   (1603 words)

  
 Hera
Hera was mainly worshipped as a goddess of marriage and birth.
The children of Hera and Zeus are the smith-god Hephaestus, the goddess of youth Hebe, and the god of war Ares.
Hera's main sanctuary was at Argos in the Peloponnesus, where she was worshipped as the town goddess.
www.pantheon.org /articles/h/hera.html   (337 words)

  
 Hera, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Hera is said to have transformed Io into a cow, but Zeus consorted with her anyway, assuming the form of a bull.
Hera was a friend to the ARGONAUTS, because she expected them to return with Medea, who was fated to become the curse of King Pelias 1 of Iolcus.
Ares, Cronos, Dionysus 2, Gaia, Hebe, Hephaestus, Hera, Ilithyia, Pasithea 2, Rhea 1, Typhon, Uranus, Zeus.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Hera.html   (1038 words)

  
 Hera: Queen of the Gods
At the Heraeum (an important temple of Hera's) the environs of the sanctuary is called Euryboea, the land beneath the Heraeum Prosymna, and the hill opposite the temple is named Acraea after the three nurses' attendence on the Goddess.
Hera was most known for her marriage to Zeus, and from her marriage with him were born three children: Hebe (the Goddess of Youth), Eileithyia (the Goddess of Childbirth), and Ares (the God of War).
Hera was the youngest daughter of the youngest daughter of Gaia and inherited her garden.
www.paleothea.com /SortaSingles/Hera.html   (690 words)

  
 Hera - Crystalinks
Hera's importance in the early archaic period is attested by the large building projects undertaken in her honor.
Hera was especially worshipped, as "Argive Hera" (Hera Argeia), at her sanctuary that stood between the former Mycenaean city-states of Argos and Mycenae, where the festivals in her honor called Heraia were celebrated.
Hera presides over the right arrangements of the marriage and is the archetype of the union in the marriage bed, but she is not notable as a mother.
www.crystalinks.com /hera.html   (2379 words)

  
 Hera at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hera was especially worshipped at the formerly Mycenean city-state of Argos, where the Heraia, festivals in her honor, were celebrated.
Hera's wagon was pulled by peacocks, one of her symbols, along with the crow, pomegranate, diadem, veil and cow.
When Hera discovered that Leto was pregnant and that Hera's husband, Zeus, was the father, she banned Leto from giving birth on "terra-firma", or the mainland, or any island at sea.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Hera.html   (1724 words)

  
 Hera: The First Greek Goddess
Hera was not responding to his attempts to seduce her so he resorted to trickery that appealed to Hera's nurturing side.
Hera sought revenge by driving her son, Hercules mad and causing him to murder Megrea, his own wife as well as his children Hercules later regains concienceness and is horrified by the terror that Hera is capable of bringing.
Hera's symbol is known to be the peacock, whose plumage was said to represent the eyes of Argos, the watcher.
www.arthistory.sbc.edu /imageswomen/papers/sosahera/hera.html   (2111 words)

  
 Hera, Greek Goddess of Love and Marriage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hera, the Greek goddess called the Queen of Heaven, was a powerful queen in her own right, long before her marriage to Zeus, the mighty king of the Olympian gods.
In ancient times Hera was revered as being the only one the Greek goddesses who accompanied a woman through every step of her life.The goddess Hera blessed and protected a woman's marriage, bringing her fertility, protecting her children, and helping her find financial security.
Hera's laughter broke the ice, and she forgave him and returned to Mount Olympus to resume her role as wife and queen.
www.goddessgift.com /goddess-myths/greek_goddess_hera.htm   (849 words)

  
 CBS - The Amazing Race
Gus & Hera are a father and daughter from and Gaithersburg, Maryland and Los Angeles, California, respectively.
Hera is a special education teacher and holds a Masters degree in special education with a cross-cultural emphasis.
While Hera says the money is her prime motivation for doing THE AMAZING RACE, Gus says that having this experience with his child will help him relate to her as an adult and see how he did as a parent.
www.cbs.com /primetime/amazing_race6/teams/gus/bio.shtml   (238 words)

  
 HERA : Greek goddess of marriage, Queen of heaven ; mythology ; pictures - JUNO
HERA was the Olympian queen of the gods and the goddess of women and marriage.
Hera was, according to some accounts, the eldest daughter of Cronos and Rhea, and a sister of Zeus.
Properly speaking, Hera was the only really married goddess among the Olympians, for the marriage of Aphrodite with Ares can scarcely be taken into consideration; and hence she is the goddess of marriage and of the birth of children.
www.theoi.com /Olympios/Hera.html   (1733 words)

  
 Herasings.com
A prodigious talent from early on, Hera began playing classical guitar at the age of 8, and writing her own songs by the time she was 14.
Hera has also supported Nick Cave in two sell out shows in Iceland; Joe Cocker in Iceland’s biggest concert hall; played at the renowned Glastonbury Festival in 2005; and recently completed a tour of Europe and the UK through the European Roadworks music project.
Hera’s story is just beginning… please join the mailing list to for up to date news, media, and tour information.
www.herasings.com   (363 words)

  
 HERA
The Hadron Electron Ring Accelerator, HERA, is the first electron-proton collider in the world; it will be the only such facility for many years.
HERA offers the unique possibility to study, at very high energies, scattering between electrons of 30 GeV and protons of 820 GeV.
The HERA ring tunnel has an inner diameter of 5.2 m The two storage rings for the electron (e) and proton (p) beams are mounted on top of each other.
www-zeus.desy.de /public/hera.php3   (247 words)

  
 Hera - History for Kids!
Hera is the sister and wife of Zeus (the Greeks did not approve of this arrangement for real people but they thought it was okay for gods).
Hera is usually thought of as responsible for marriage and the family, and Greek men thought of her as mean and selfish and generally unpleasant to be around.
Hera is the mother of Hephaistos, the god of volcanoes and flsmithing.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/religion/hera.htm   (399 words)

  
 Hera
Hera was one of the children of Cronus and Rhea as was Zeus.
Hera was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea and the sister of Hestia, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus, and Demeter.
On it are altars to Zeus and Hera.
www.fjkluth.com /hera.html   (7906 words)

  
 GREEK MYTHOLOGY: HERA (TEXT)
As the master of the Heaven and the Zeus' lawful wife, Hera was the protector of the marriage and she used to punish those who didn't respect it.
Hera had a very vindictive temper, not only when her conjugal honour was in question, but in other occasions as well.
Originally, Hera was the goddess of the sky, and at first she was worshipped independently from Zeus.
www.milica.com.au /greek_myths/olymp/hera1_t.htm   (856 words)

  
 Olympians
Zeus was the brother of Hestia, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter and Hera.
Hera's marriage was never a happy one, because of Zeus' numerous love affairs with both immortal goddesses and mortal women.
Ares was a son of Zeus and Hera, and was known as the Roman god, Mars.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/olympians.html   (13437 words)

  
 HERA - Online Information article about HERA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As Hera Lacinia (from her Lacinian temple near Croton) she was extensively worshipped in Magna Graecia.
Among her particular worshippers, at Argos and Samos, Hera was much more than the queen of heaven and the marriage-goddess.
period of sculpture the 6avov or wooden statue of the Samian Hera by Smilis was famous.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /HEG_HIG/HERA.html   (2729 words)

  
 Greek Mythology Gods Olympians
Hera's marriage was founded in strife with Zeus and continued in strife.
Hera feeling sorry for the bird held it to her breast to warm it.
Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera.
edweb.sdsu.edu /people/bdodge/scaffold/GG/olympian.html   (1202 words)

  
 Hera (Olympian goddess)
(Greek-Roman myth) - Hera is the youngest daughter of the Titan-gods Cronus and Rhea and was born on the Grecian island of Samos.
Hera's hatred of Hercules still endures to this day since he was transformed into a full Olympian god by Zeus himself centuries ago and married her daughter Hebe upon ascending to Olympus.
Hera was so enraged by this decision that even after the destruction of Troy she still was vengeful against the survivors of the ravaged city itself and acted against them and their leader Aeneas, the mortal son of Aphrodite who became the ancestor of the Roman peoples.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/herajuno.htm   (2043 words)

  
 The HERA Foundation: HERA Ovarian Cancer Climb for Life
The HERA Women's Cancer Foundation was founded by Sean Patrick, an ovarian cancer survivor and climber.
HERA is an all volunteer organization enabling the foundation to give at least 85% of the money raised directly to ovarian cancer research and to aide women and their families battling this disease.
HERA"s mission is to stop the loss of mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, wives and girlfriends from ovarian cancer.
ovariancancer.jhmi.edu /climb/hera.cfm   (190 words)

  
 The Fates   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hera (Juno) was the protector of women and the goddess of marriage and childbirth.
Hera hated her husband and his many mistresses.
When Hera found Argus dead, she took his 100 eyes and put them on the tail of her peacock to decorate it.
library.thinkquest.org /13238/gather/hera.htm   (98 words)

  
 About HERA
HERA was established in 1979 as a non-profit research organisation dedicated to the needs of the metals-based industries in New Zealand.
HERA exists as a resource support centre to member companies to develop their technical competence and so improve industry capability and competitiveness.
To advance HERA to be the leading catalyst for innovation and growth of New Zealand’s metals engineering sector.
www.hera.org.nz /about.html   (272 words)

  
 Hera Agathon - Battlestar Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hera Agathon is the first successful Human/Cylon Hybrid, the culmination of the Cylons' experiments to achieve viable procreation.
President Roslin arranges with Dr. Cottle to fake Hera's death and secretly gives the child to a woman named Maya under the guise that the child is the daughter of a Pegasus officer.
Hera Agathon as an infant, in the care of Maya.
en.battlestarwiki.org /wiki/Hera_Agathon   (822 words)

  
 Hera |  Furniture, Cabinet and Display Lighting Systems
Hera’s over-cabinet luminaires made of quality materials such as metal, aluminium and glass are the perfect combination of accentuated lighting and elegance.
The hallmark of Hera’s cornice luminaires is the exceptional styling.
General diffused lighting over areas is one of the outstanding characteristics of Hera‘s linear luminaires.
www.hera-online.de   (104 words)

  
 Hera
Hera is therefore the patroness and guardian of the institution of marriage, as well as the legitimate spouse of Zeus.
In the Argive legends, Hera was known as "goddess of the yoke" and the meaning of yoga is "yoking" or "union." In this sense, marriage is a yoga, an arena for spiritual development.
For Hera, the accent is on the marriage itself, where a goddess such as Demeter primarily seeks a father for her children.
zero-point.tripod.com /pantheon/Hera.html   (11151 words)

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