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Eileithyia (Greek deity)


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    • us: Eilithyia (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilithyia (Greek deity)
    • us: Илития (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilitii︠a︡ (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilitia (Greek deity)
    • us: Ειλείθυια (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilitio (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilithyie (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilitija (Greek deity)
    • us: Eileithiia (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilizia (Greek deity)
    • us: Eilithia (Greek deity)
    • us: Eilythia (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilithia (Greek deity)
    • us: Eileithyiai (Greek deity)
    • us: Eleuthia (Greek deity)
    • us: Eileitija (Greek deity)
    • us: Eileithüia (Greek deity)
    • us: Илитија (Greek deity)
    • us: Ejlejtyja (Greek deity)
    • us: Илифия (Greek deity)
    • us: Ilifii︠a︡ (Greek deity)
    • us: İlithiya (Greek deity)
    • us: Ілітія (Greek deity)
    • us: Ейлейтія (Greek deity)
    • us: Eĭleĭtii︠a︡ (Greek deity)
    • us: Іліфія (Greek deity)
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    • found: Pingiatoglou, Semeli. Eileithyia, 1981.
    • found: Baur, Paul V. C. Eileithyia, 1902.
    • found: Dictionary of classical antiquities, 1956(Eilīthȳīa (Latin, Ilīthȳīa). The Greek goddess of childbirth, daughter of Zeus and Hēra. In Homer there is more than one goddess of the name. Just as Hera was herself often worshipped as a goddess of childbirth, so Artĕmis, goddess of the moon, was invoked under the title of Eilithyia. The oldest seat of the worship of Eilithyia was the island of Crete, where a grotto at Cnossus, consecrated to her, is mentioned in Homer. Next to this came the island of Dēlŏs, where she was also worshipped as a goddess of Destiny. She had sanctuaries and statues in many places)
    • found: The Oxford classical dictionary, 1996(Eileithyia, Minoan goddess of birth. She had numerous cults throughout Greece and the Cycladic islands but mainly in Laconia and in Crete; her name is obscure, probably non-Greek; in Greek myth Eileithyia is the daughter of Hera and often Eileithyiae (in the plural) are associates of Artemis (Artemis Eileithyia) in their function as goddesses of childbirth)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 21, 2014(Eileithyia or Ilithyia (Greek: Ειλείθυια = Eileithyia) was the Greek goddess of childbirth; parents: Zeus and Hera; siblings: Ares, Enyo, Eris, Hebe, Hephaestus; Roman equivalent: Lucina) Bulgarian page (Илития = Ilitii︠a︡) Catalan page (Ilitia) Greek page (Ειλείθυια = Eileithyia) Spanish page (Ilitía) Esperanto page (Ilitio) French page (Ilithyie) Croatian page (Ilitija) Indonesian page (Eileithiia) Italian page (Ilizia; Eilithia, Eilythia, Ilithia, Eileithyia, Eileithyiai, or Eleuthia) Latin page (Ilithyia) Lithuanian page (Eileitija) Hungarian page (Eileithüia) Macedonian page (Илитија = Ilitija) Polish page (Ejlejtyja) Portuguese page (Ilitia) Russian page (Илифия = Ilifii︠a︡) Turkish page (İlithiya) Ukrainian page (Ілітія = Ilitii︠a︡; also Ейлейтія = Eĭleĭtii︠a︡, Іліфія = Ilifii︠a︡)
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