Horae

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The Horae (first generation)

The Horae were three goddesses in Greek mythology. There are in fact two different groups of goddesses which were known at different times: today they are called the first and second generation to distinguish between them.

They were the children of Zeus and Themis.

First Generation[change | change source]

The first Horae were goddesses of the seasons. They were:

  • Thallo (or Thalatte)
  • Auxo (or Auxesia)
  • Karpo (also Xarpo or Carpo)

Second Generation[change | change source]

The second Horae were goddesses of order, justice and law. They were:

  • Dike
  • Eunomia
  • Eirene (or Irene)