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- Eleusinian Mysteries: Persephone, Demeter, Baubo
- The Muses: Goddesses of the arts.
- Aphrodite: Goddess of love, lust and beauty.
- Artemis: Goddess of the moon, fertility, childbirth, and the hunt. She is the protector of children and maidens and she is also virgin goddess.
- Athena: Goddess of crafts, strategy, wisdom and war. Athena is also virgin goddess.
- Eris: Goddess of discord (chaos).
- Hera: Goddess of family and marriage. She is the wife of Zeus and the queen of the Olympians. Mother of Ares.
- Hekate: Goddess of sorcery, crossroads and magic. Often considered an chthonic or lunar goddess. She is either portrayed as a single goddess or a triple goddess (maiden, woman, crone).
- Iris: Messenger of the gods.
- Nike: Goddess of victory. She is predominantly pictured with Zeus or Athena.
- Potnia Theron
- Selene: The original moon goddess but later then give her powers to Artemis. Her twin brother Helios is the sun god.
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