Charites

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mosaic from Pompei showing the Charites

The Charites (also called Charities, Kharites, Gratia or Graces) were three goddesses from Ancient Greece and Rome. They were the goddesses of charm, beauty, dance, and song. They were the attendants to Hera and Aphrodite. They are often shown in sculptures and mosaics as three naked women, holding hands and dancing in a circle.[1]

References[change | edit source]