"Splendor, Beauty." The goddess of beauty, and the youngest of the three Charites, the daughters of Zeus and Eurynome. Her sisters are Aglaea and Euphrosyne. According to Hesiod1 she became the wife of Hephaestus after his divorce from Aphrodite. By him she became the mother of Eucleia, Eupheme, Euthenia, and Philophrosyne.2

She is also called Charis.3

The asteroid 47 Aglaja, discovered in 1857, is named for her.