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Harmonia (Greek deity)

LC control no.no2020007088
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingHarmonia (Greek deity)
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Variant(s)Armonia (Greek deity)
Garmonii︠a︡ (Greek deity)
Haermoniya (Greek deity)
Harmonie (Greek deity)
Ἁρμονία (Greek deity)
Гармония (Greek deity)
哈耳摩尼亞 (Greek deity)
See alsoConcordia (Roman deity)
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Other standard no.Q978079
Associated countryGreece
Associated placeSamothrace Island (Greece)
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Found inCalasso, Roberto. The marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, 1993.
Encyclopædia Britannica online, January 15, 2020 (Harmonia, in Greek mythology, the daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, according to the Theban account; in Samothrace she was the daughter of Zeus and the Pleiad Electra. She was carried off by Cadmus, and all the gods honoured the wedding with their presence; Both Harmonia and Cadmus were ultimately metamorphosed into snakes. Harmonia is also the name given to the Greek personification of the order and symmetry of the universe)
Wikipedia, January 15, 2020 (In Greek mythology, Harmonia (Ancient Greek: Ἁρμονία = Harmonia) is the immortal goddess of harmony and concord. Her Roman counterpart is Concordia. Her Greek opposite is Eris, whose Roman counterpart is Discordia. There was also a nymph called Harmonia. According to Apollonius of Rhodes, she was a naiad of the Akmonian Wood who was a lover of Ares and mother of the Amazons; According to one account, she is the daughter of Ares and Aphrodite. By another account, Harmonia was from Samothrace and was the daughter of Zeus and Electra; Almost always, Harmonia is the wife of Cadmus. With Cadmus, she was the mother of Ino, Polydorus, Autonoë, Agave, and Semele. Their youngest son was Illyrius) Spanish version (Harmonía) French version (Harmonie) Italian version (Armonia) Russian version (Гармония = Garmonii︠a︡) Chinese version (哈耳摩尼亞 = Haermoniya)
Theoi Project website, October 13, 2021 (Harmonia; Greek name: Ἁρμονια; Roman name: Concordia; goddess of harmony and concord. She was a daughter of Ares and Aphrodite and as such presided over both marital harmony, soothing strife and discord, and harmonious action of soldiers in war; daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, or, according to others, of Zeus and Electra, the daughter of Atlas, in Samothrace)
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