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Styx was also the name of the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She was wife to Pallas and bore him Zelus, Nike, Kratos and Bia (and sometimes Eos). Styx supported Zeus in the Titanomachy where she was the first to rush to his aid. For this reason her name was given the honor of being a binding oath for the gods.

Styx was also the name of the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She was wife to Pallas and bore him Zelus, Nike, Kratos and Bia. She is the goddess of the River Styx in the Underworld

Bia- Greek myth: a titaness that personified force and raw energy. She was the daughter of Pallas and Styx. She was a winged enforcer at Zeus's throne and formed part of his Retinue.

Nike - the goddess of justice in Greek mythology by Jericho Benavente. Many Athena pics show her holding Nike in her hand

According to legend, Hermes was born in a cave on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. Zeus had impregnated the nymph Maia at the dead of night while the gods slept. Hermes is the god of shepherds, land travel, merchants, weights and measures, literature and athletics, and known for his cunning and shrewdness. Most importantly, he is the messenger of the gods. Besides that he was also a minor patron of poetry. He was worshiped throughout Greece and festivals in his honor were called Hermoea.

"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology.Aphrodite 's son

In Japanese mythology, Kuchisake-onna ("Slit-Mouth Woman") is a woman who is mutilated by a jealous husband and returns as a malicious spirit.

Japanese Mythology - Kuchisake-onna (Slit-Mouth Woman), is a woman who is mutilated by a jealous husband and returns as a malicious spirit

Hera was the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus in the Olympian pantheon of Greek mythology and religion. Her chief function was as the goddess of women and marriage. Her counterpart in the religion of ancient Rome was Juno. The cow and the peacock were sacred to her. Hera's mother was Rhea and her father Cronus.

Ruby braved a glance up in Hera’s direction. Her auburn hair framed her ivory face and those green eyes shone like emeralds: bold, beautiful, and cold. --from "The Immortal Game" by Joannah Miley

"Helen and Paris"The Trojan War resulted when Paris, the prince of Troy carried her off during the reign of her husband the Spartan King Menelaus. Here Helen has just seen the sea lights of her husband's enormous amphibious  invasion fleet on the horizon. To recover Helen, the Acheans under Agamemnon, brother of Menelaus lay ferocious siege to Troy to no avail for ten years until Hector was killed by Achilles and he by in turn by Paris with a poisoned arrow in his one vulnerable spot - .

"Helen and Paris" Greek Myths & Legends; Paintings of Classical Mythology and a brief introduction to Greek & Roman, Mythology featuring contemporary Illustrations by Howard David Johnson

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