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The Horae (first generation)

The Horae were three goddesses in Greek mythology. There are in fact two different groups of goddesses which were known at different times: today they are called the first and second generation to distinguish between them.

They were the children of Zeus and Themis.

First Generation

The first Horae were goddesses of the seasons. They were:

  • Thallo (or Thalatte)
  • Auxo (or Auxesia)
  • Karpo (also Xarpo or Carpo)

Second Generation

The second Horae were goddesses of order, justice and law. They were:

  • Dike
  • Eunomia
  • Eirene (or Irene)

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