Deity, Hellenic Lore, Roman Lore

Maia

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By Morningbird

According to ancient Hellenic Lore, Maia was the eldest and most beautiful of the Pleides, daughters of Atlas and Pleione. She is the mother of Hermes. In Roman lore, she is identified with Maia Maiestas. The month of May is named for Her.

You can find information about Maia online at:

https://www.theoi.com/Nymphe/NympheMaia.html

 

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