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Greek Gods and Goddess: Deino

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Introduction to Deino

The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.

In this article, we look at Deino and the myths and legends surrounding Deino, Deino relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.

About Deino

Was one of the three Graeae (old ones, or old woman), the grey ones, the other two were Enyo [warlike] and Pemphredo [alarm, wasp], they were often considered as witches, and were related to Medusa and her sisters, collectively known as the Gorgons. It was the Graeae that Perseus had to gain the information from, of the whereabouts of the Hesperides, the nymphs who guarded Hera' orchard where the Golden Apples grew. The Graeae were Stygian nymphs of the river Styx in Hades-Hell, they were said to be the daughters of Phorcys, and Ceto, thus, also referred to as Phorcydes, they were reported to have only one and one tooth between them, but this is to misunderstand what they represented, Athena-e in her role as being able to bring about sudden destruction.

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