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In Greek mythology, the beautiful goddess Hera was queen of the Greek gods & the wife of Zeus, the king. Hera was goddess of marriage & childbirth. Since Hera's husband was Zeus, king not only of gods, but of philanderers, Hera spent a lot of time in Greek mythology angry with Zeus. So Hera is described as jealous và quarrelsome.

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Hera's Jealousy

Aước ao the more famous victims of Hera's jealousy is Hercules (aka "Heracles," whose name means the glory of Hera). Hera persecuted the famous hero from before the time he could walk for the simple reason that Zeus was his father, but another woman -- Alcmene -- was his mother. Despite the fact that Hera was not Hercules' mother, & despite her hostile actions -- such as sending snakes lớn kill hyên when he was a newborn baby, she served as his nurse when he was an infant.


" The anger of Hera, who murmured terrible against all child-bearing women that bare children khổng lồ Zeus...."Theoi Hera: Callimachus, Hymn 4 khổng lồ Delos 51 ff (trans. Mair)"Leto had relations with Zeus, for which she was hounded by Hera all over the earth.

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"Theoi Hera: Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 21 (trans. Aldrich)

Hera's Children

Hera is usually counted single parent mother of Hephaestus và the normal biological mother of Hebe & Ares. Their father is usually said khổng lồ be her husband, Zeus, although Clark <"Who Was the Wife of Zeus?" by Arthur Bernard Clark; The Classical Review, (1906), pp. 365-378> explains the identities and births of Hebe, Ares, và Eiletheiya, goddess of childbirth, & sometimes named child of the divine couple, otherwise.


Hebe may have sầu been fathered by a lettuce. The association between Hebe & Zeus may have sầu been sexual rather than familial.Ares might have sầu been conceived via a special flower from the fields of Olenus. Zeus' free admission of his paternity of Ares, Clark hints, may be only khổng lồ avoid the scandal of being a cuckold.On her own, Hera gave birth lớn Hephaestus.
Gill, N.S. "Hera - Queen of the Gods in Greek Mythology." neftekumsk.com, Aug. 26, 20đôi mươi, thoughtteo.com/hera-queen-of-gods-greek-mythology-111822.Gill, N.S. (20trăng tròn, August 26). Hera - Queen of the Gods in Greek Mythology. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtteo.com/hera-queen-of-gods-greek-mythology-111822Gill, N.S. "Hera - Queen of the Gods in Greek Mythology." neftekumsk.com. https://www.thoughtteo.com/hera-queen-of-gods-greek-mythology-111822 (accessed April 3, 2021).