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Herse

2. A daughter of Cecrops and sister of Agraulos, Pandrosos, and Erysichthon. She was the beloved of Hermes, and the mother of Cephalus. (Paus. 1.2.5; Apollod. 3.14.2, &c.; Ov. Met. 2.724.) Respecting her story, see AGRAULOS. At Athens sacrifices were offered to her, and the maidens who carried the vessels containing the libation (ἕρση) were called ἐρρηφόροι. (Paus. 1.27.4; Hesych. and Moeris, s. v.)

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