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ELECTRA(2)

Greek Ancestral Goddess

Mother of the first king of Troy

Daughter of ATLAS and Pleione. She was another ZEUS seduction resulting in Dardanus, first King of Troy, and Iasion.

She did try to fight ZEUS off, and hid behind the statue of the Palladium which ATHENA had installed. ZEUS threw it out of Heaven and it landed in Troy. The Trojans kept it as a lucky mascot. Bad choice.

The Romans made her the wife of a Prince Corythus, and for Dardanus Troy became Troad.

ELECTRA(2) FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ELECTRA(2)
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Ancestors and Ancestral Spirits
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 7636

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Article last updated on 22 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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