Queen of Heaven and Ruler of all Gods
Heras Symbols and Meanings
- Protector of Women marriages and childbirth
- She is usually represented as a majestic figure, fully draped, crowned with a wreath or diadem, and carrying a scepter.
- she is associated with the pomegranate, symbol of marital love and fruitfulness
- a peacock because its a symbol of beauty and royalty
- The cow is one of Hera's symbol. It is a motherly animal, and Hera is the goddess of motherhood
- and sometimes a scorpion because of her jealousy
- alternate name Juno
- she is also linked to the moon and the month of June because June—was considered the most favorable time of the year for weddings
- There is many stories that tell about her child hood
- She is Zeus sister along with the main gods
- She was tricked into marring Zeus
- She never let Zeus walk over her even though she would be punished and that's why most myths are about her jealousy
- One of the most famous is one about her trying to kill her "son " Heracles
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