Eileithyia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Εἰλείθυια (Eileíthuia, the bringer or deliverer).

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Eileithyia

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of childbirth and midwifery; the daughter of Zeus and Hera; the Greek counterpart of the Roman Lucina.

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References[edit]

  • 2004, William F. Hansen, Handbook of Classical Mythology (ISBN 1576072266)