Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


Greek Hope Goddess

Also known as Hope

Goddess of Hope

Last seen clinging to the inside of Pandora’s box.

Possibly a child of Nyx or even Eris, she’s a young lady deity usually portrayed optimistically holding a fresh flower. She always looks on the bright side and is a real comfort when things are looking bleak.

When the Romans came across her, they renamed her Spes and built several temples in her honor.

Elpis Facts and Figures

Name: Elpis
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hope

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

In charge of: Hope
Area of expertise: Hope

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 10468

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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