ABOUT HETHERU

EGYPT      GREECE     KYTHERA

ANCIENT EGYPT

Hetheru is the Egyptian name for Hathor, or 'Αθωρ', meaning 'mansion of Horus.' 

The bird is Hathor's hieroglyph.   

To the ancient Egyptians, she was the goddess of joy, music, motherhood and female love.

Ancient Greece

.The ancient Greek pagan equivalent would have been Aphrodite (From Egyptian HWT-HR' to the Greek translation Athor/ Aphor to Aphrodite.

Aphrodite

Aphrodite, according to the ancient Greeks was born off the coast of Kythera.  After Kronos cut off Uranus' testicles with a sickle and threw them off into the water, the goddess emerged from the sea's foam.

Kythera

'From within, a majestic and beautiful goddess stepped, and all around grass grew beneath her slender feet.  Aphrodite [foam-born goddess and fair-wreathed Kythereia] gods and men call her because she was nurtured in foam.  But they call her Kythereia​ because she

happened upon Kythera...'

Hesiod, Theogany 194-198

It's all

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