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in Greek mythology, personifications of beauty, charm, and grace; daughters of Zeus and the oceanid Eurynome. Also known as the Charites, they were usually three in number and were called Aglaia, Thalia, and Euphrosyne.
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According to the scholia, kharites, translated here as "the Graces," means in the Cypriote dialect of Greek "myrtle blossoms." (21) The flecks of blood in Euphorbus's hair look like myrtle blossoms.
Les Kharites aux bras blancs, et les jeunes Heures, Les Pierides au front ardent comme le jour, Et l'Aurore aux pieds nus, lui sont inferieures.