Queen of the Olympian Gods

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*Daughter of Cronus and Rhea.

*Sister and Wife of Zeus

*Mother of Ares, Hebe, Hephaestus, and Eileithyia

The Marriage

*Zeus and Hera got married

*Appeared as a jealous wife of Zeus because he was with other women

*She was an unhappy wife because she didn't choose to marry Zeus

*Hera prosecuted her husband's lovers and the children he had with them

*They bickered all the time

Fun Fact

*Hera blinded Tiresias

*Olympians identified her with Juno.

* Had amazing temples in Argos and Salmos

What she was known for

*In Olympian religion, she was known for being the patroness of marriage, the goddess most concerned with the life of women, and the guardian of children

*Queen of Heaven


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