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Juno – the Roman goddess – Roman religion

By |2017-09-04T14:36:31+00:00September 4th, 2017|Religion, Romans|

The Roman goddess Juno Juno was Jupiter's wife and sister for the Romans, the way Hera was Zeus's wife for the Greeks. Because the Romans and the Greeks were both descended from Central Asian Indo-Europeans, Hera and Juno probably started out as the same goddess. But the Romans thought of Juno a little differently from Hera. Juno was mainly a goddess of marriage, like [...]

Who is Hera? Ancient Greek gods

By |2018-09-01T06:09:31+00:00July 13th, 2017|Greeks, Religion|

Hera (on the left) on the Siphnian Treasury at Delphi (500s BC) Hera, the Greek goddess Hera is the sister and wife of Zeus (the Greeks did not approve of this arrangement for real people but, like the Egyptians, they thought it was okay for gods). The daughter of Earth and Time So Hera, like Zeus, is the [...]