Eileithyia


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Eileithyia

ancient Greek goddess of childbirth. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 92]
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921-923) Lastly, he made Hera his blooming wife: and she was joined in love with the king of gods and men, and brought forth Hebe and Ares and Eileithyia.
From the halls of the Father, from the celestial peaks, the Son gave order [[GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] to all the weary human race and a pure virgin [[GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]], having no wedding experience, brought him forth without the pains of Eileithyia.