Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ASTRAEA

Greek Justice Goddess

Also known as Astrea, Astria

Disappointed virgin Goddess of Justice who became Virgo

Daughter of Zeus and Themis (or occasionally Astraeus and Eos), she took became a Goddess of Justice. Early in the Golden Age she opened an office on planet Earth which allowed her to romp quite happily amongst the mortals with her other friends and relations.

But humanity simply couldn’t maintain their original good behavior and standards slipped. With evil on the increase, her immortal friends gradually left the planet to fend for itself.

One day Astraea was the only deity left standing. So embarrassing for a virgin goddess to be hanging around all that debauchery. So she slipped off to the Heavens with her sister Aidos and become the constellation Virgo.

There are still hopes that she may return some day to kickstart another Golden Age. Fingers crossed.

Astraea Facts and Figures

Name: Astraea
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Astrea, Astria

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Justice
Area of expertise: Justice

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2093

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Article last revised on November 20, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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