Further Resources: Hera

  • Read the story of how Hercules sacrificed goats to Hera when she didn't oppose him, as told by Pausanias.
  • Find out more about the goddess Hera, from her entry in the Perseus Encyclopedia.
  • Browse the catalog entries and see more pictures of the silver coin depicting Hera wearing a crown, the Louvre kothon showing the wedding procession of Zeus and Hera, or the Rhode Island School of Design lekythos with Hera seated on her throne.
  • Many sanctuaries in the ancient world were dedicated to Hera, including one on the island of Samos, where Hera was said to have been born and married, and another important one in the Argolid, the region where King Eurystheus reigned.

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