Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

HESPERA

Greek Immortality Spirit

Also known as Hesperethousa, Hesperia, Hesperie

One of the Tenders of the Golden Apples

One of the Hesperides who tends the Golden Apples of Immortality.

Her name means ‘Light of Evening’, a reference to the setting sun. She is in charge of watering the sacred apple tree.

Hespera Facts and Figures

Name: Hespera
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hesperethousa, Hesperia, Hesperie

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

In charge of: Immortality
Area of expertise: Immortality

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2021


Hespera Relationships

Father: Erebus
Mother: Nyx
Member of: Hesperides, Nymphs

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Article last revised on November 07, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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