Hebe (meethologie)

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Hebe
Cupbearer tae the gods
Goddess o eternal youth
Canova-Hebe 30 degree view.jpg
Abode Moont Olympus
Symbol Chalice, Lettuce, Ivy, Fountain o Youth
Personal Information
Consort Heracles
Childer Alexiares an Anicetus
Parents Zeus an Hera
Siblins Eileithyia, Eris, Ares, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Hermes, Heracles, Helen o Troy, Hephaestus, Perseus, Minos, the Muses, the Graces
Roman equivalent Juventas

In Greek meethology, Hēbē (/ˈhbi/; Greek: Ἥβη)[1] is the goddess o youth[2] (Roman equivalent: Juventas).

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  1. Frae Proto-Indo-European *(H)iēgw-eh2-, "youth, vigour" (see R. S. P. Beekes, Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Brill, 2009, p. 507).
  2. "Hebe's name... means 'Flower of Youth'. She was another version of her mother in the latter's quality of Hera Pais, "Hera the young maiden," observes Karl Kerenyi, The Gods of the Greeks 1951:98.