t h e c h a r i t i e s were three goddesses of grace, beauty, adornment, joy, mirth, festivity, dance, and song. they were attendants of the goddesses aphrodite and hera, conceived as the goddesses who gave festive joy and enhanced the enjoyments of life by refinement and gentleness. gracefulness and beauty in social intercourse are therefore attributed to them. they were sometimes depicted in classical art with crowns of myrtle.
ETAIN by Ignyte-creative on DeviantArt
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Pele - Goddess of Volcanoes by ElizaabethTeo on DeviantArt
A little something for a theme sketch dailies came up with .She wears a volcanic crown and an obsidian dress :3 Pele - Goddess of Volcanoes
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Samshin-Halmang (삼신 할머니) is the Korean goddess of life and childbirth. She was once a human girl, but after winning the flower-blooming contest (flowers symbolize life in Korean mythology) between her and the Dragon Lord’s daughter, she became the Goddess charged with pregnancy and delivering of babies. She protects babies and mothers from harm, and is the patron of midwives. It is said that after midwives die, they become spirits called ‘Samshin’ and help Samshin-halmang. #myth
Panshe by telthona on DeviantArt
Something more painterly this time! I've been testing mixer brush and new custom watercolour brushes :> It's female Pan. "Panshe" www.telthona.tumblr... Panshe
Phoebe was one of the Titans, daughter of Uranus and Gaea. She was married to her brother Coeus, with whom she had Asteria (the starry one) and Leto
[4/7] KOREAN GODS AND GODDESSES | YEOMNA Yeomna (염라) or Yeomra, in Korean mythology, is a supreme ruler and fifth of the ten kings of the underworld (Shi-wang), who judges the sins of the deceased and decide what to do with them. He is based on Yama, a wrathful underworld god of the Hindu Vedas.
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Chang’e or Chang-o [嫦娥] is the Chinese goddess of the Moon. Unlike many lunar deities in other cultures who personify the Moon, Chang’e only lives on the Moon. In one version of the Chang’e legend, she was a beautiful young girl working in the Jade Emperor’s palace in heaven, where immortals, good people and fairies lived. One day, she accidentally broke a precious porcelain jar. Angered, the Jade Emperor banished her to live on earth. #myth
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“EASTERN EUROPEAN/BALTIC MYTHOLOGY MEME > slavic gods and goddesses [9/9]: mokosh” Mokosh is a protector of women and goddess associated with the sacred feminine in Slavic pantheon. She is a goddess...
Hymn to Demeter : Triumph of Demeter (483-495) : Greek & English, Illustrations & Commentary
Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Episode: Triumph of Demeter (483-495), translation, ancient greek, citations from commentary, illustrations, transliteration