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Hebe (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Hębę was the goddess of youth (Roman equivalent: Juventas). She was the daughter of Zeus and Hera. She was the cupbearer for the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus, serving their nectar and ambrosia, until she was married to Heracles. Her successor is the young Trojan prince Ganymede. She also drew baths for Ares and helped Hera enter her chariot.

In art, she was usually depicted wearing a sleeveless dress.

The name "Hebe" came from Greek work meaning "youth" or "prime of life".

In Roman mythology, Juventas ("youth") received a coin offering from boys when they put on the adult men's toga for the first time.

See also

da:Hebe de:Hebe (Mythologie) es:Hebe (mitología) it:Ebe nl:Hebe pl:Hebe pt:Hebe sv:Hebe

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