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HYMENAEUS
Also known as HYMENAIOS, HYMEN

God of Weddings and Getting Married.

He's in charge of the wedding procession, the marriage feast, and the little bits of confetti. You'd better pray to him it all goes well. (His brother PRIAPUS no doubt offers support for the night-time ceremony.)

Ironically for a God of Weddings, his parentage is subject to a degree of speculation. Was his dad APOLLO with one of the MUSES for a mum? Or was it DIONYSUS and APHRODITE?

He certainly has strong love lines from somewhere and is irresistibly handsome.

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Article last updated on 12 February 2004
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT HYMENAEUS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : HYMENAEUS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HYMENAIOS, HYMEN
Popularity index : 403

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