An obscure "goddess of beautiful birth," known only from Athenian ritual texts and who appears in no other context. Probably an epithet of Demeter or of her nurse and companion, or of Gaea.



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  • Aristophanes. Thesmophoriazusae, 300, with the Scholiast.
  • Hesychius, s.v.
  • Jordan, Michael. (2004). Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Second Edition. New York: Facts On File, Inc.
  • Photius. Lexicon, s.v.