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ELECTRA(2)

Greek Ancestral Goddess

Pleiad mother of the first king of Troy

One of the PLEIADES, 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)
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity

In charge of : Ancestors and Ancestral Spirits
God of : Ancestors

Father: ATLAS
Mother: PLEIONE
Member of: PLEIADES

Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index : 8873

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Article last updated on 27 August 2015 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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