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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 Sparta and the myths and legends surrounding Sparta, Sparta relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
She was the daughter of Eurotas and Clete, and married Lacedaemon, who was also her uncle, they had two children Amyclas (a legendary king of Sparta) and Eurydice of Argos. They say she represented a beautiful maiden who was worth protecting at all costs. Both defenders and Armies would shout her name, presumably to state their intention to do or die. The also report that Sparta was named after her, although the city was just as often called Lacedaemon.