Horae
noun plural Etymology: Latin, from Greek Hōrai Date: 1724 the Greek goddesses of the seasons

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  • Horae — HORAE, arum, Gr. Ὥραι, ῶν, (⇒ Tab. X.) Jupiters und der Themis Töchter, und Gefährtinnen der Gratien, Pausan. Corinth. c. 17. p. 114. wie auch wohl der Parcen. Id. Att. p. 75. Sie hießen mit ihren besondern Namen Irene, Eunomia und Dice. Hesiod.… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

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  • HORAE — I. HORAE Calabriae urbs. Curopalates. II. HORAE Iovisac Themidis filiae. Hesiod. in Theogonia, Δεὐτερον ἠγάγετο λιπαρην` Θέμιν, ἣ τέκεν Ω῞ρας, Ε᾿υνομίην τε, Δίκην τε, καὶ Ε᾿ιρήνην τεθαλυῖαν, Α῞ιτ᾿ ἔργ᾿ ὡρεύουςι καταθνητοῖςι βροτοῖςι. Orpheus non… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Horae — /hawr ee, hohr ee/, n.pl. Class. Myth. goddesses of the seasons, of cyclical death and rebirth, and sometimes of social order, usually given as three in number, with the names Dike (Justice), Eunomia (Order), and Irene (Peace). [ < L Horae lit.,… …   Universalium

  • Horae — Ho•rae [[t]ˈhɔr i, ˈhoʊr i[/t]] n. pl. myt the ancient Greek goddesses of the seasons • Etymology: < L Hōrae lit., hours …   From formal English to slang

  • Horae — /hawr ee, hohr ee/, n.pl. Class. Myth. goddesses of the seasons, of cyclical death and rebirth, and sometimes of social order, usually given as three in number, with the names Dike (Justice), Eunomia (Order), and Irene (Peace). [ < L Horae lit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horae — Ho·rae || hɔːriː n. goddesses of the seasons (Greek Mythology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Horae —    From Greek mythology, the goddesses of the seasons. They watched over the Earth s fertility, sending the right amount of sun and rain, accompanied Persephone when she ascended from the Underworld and adorned Aphrodite when she rose from the… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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