Ἥρα

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See also: ήρα and Ήρα

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly a feminine form of ἥρως(hḗrōs) or related to ὥρα(hṓra).[1][2]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἥρᾱ ‎(Hḗrāf ‎(genitive Ἥρας); first declension

  1. Hera
  2. a title of the empresses of Rome; see also Ζεύς(Zeús)
  3. Pythagorean name for nine
  4. the planet Venus

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References[edit]

  • Ἥρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἥρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ἥρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • Hera idem, page 1012.
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,012
  1. ^ André Mott; Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge (2003), “Hera”, in Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth (edd.), editor, The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd edition, revised edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-860641-9, pages 682–683
  2. ^ Walter Burkert (1985) Greek Religion, Malden, MA: Blackwell, ISBN 0-631-15624-0, page 131