Hera

Queen of the Gods. Goddess of Women, Marriage, and the Heavens.

 

Most of Hera's myths involve her jealous torture of her husband Zeus's many paramours, including Leto, the mother of Artemis and Apollo, and Semele, mother of Dionysus.

 

Roman name: Juno

 

Parents: Kronos and Rhea

 

Spouse and children: Sister and jealous wife of Zeus. Mother of Ares, Hephaestus, and others.  

 

Epithets:  White-armed, Ox-eyed, Queenly

 

Attributes: crown, peacock, lotus-tipped staff

Colossal head of Hera or the "Juno Ludovisi," Palazzo Altemps, Rome

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