Astraea

Astraea

Astraea

Astraea was the goddess of innocence in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Astraeus, god of dusk, and Eos, goddess of dawn.

Astraea's Name

Her name meant "star-maiden" and she was on the earth alongside humans during the Golden Age of Man. When the Iron Age dawned, bringing along misery and wickedness, Astraea abandoned the earth and went to the skies where she transformed into the constellation Virgo.

Astraea and Dike

She was closely linked to the goddess Dike, protector of fair judgment; this relationship was also identified on the sky, where Libra, the symbolic representation of Dike, lies nearby Virgo.

Astraea's return to earth

According to the myth, when Astraea returns to Earth one day, she will once again bring the utopia that was during the Golden Age, bringing an end to human suffering.

See Also: Astraeus, Eos, Dike

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Astraea Q&A

Who was Astraea?

Astraea was the goddess of innocence in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Astraeus, god of dusk, and Eos, goddess of dawn. Astraea's Name Her name meant "star-maiden" and she was on the earth alongside humans during the Golden Age of Man.

Who were the parents of Astraea?

The parents of Astraea were Astraeus and Eos.

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