Charites - Gratiae Picture

In Greek mythology, were goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility. They ordinarily numbered three, from youngest to oldest: Aglaea "Splendor", Euphrosyne "Mirth", and Thalia "Good Cheer". The Charites were usually considered the daughters of Zeus and Eurynome, though they were also said to be daughters of Dionysus and Aphrodite or of Helios and the naiad Aegle. Other possible names of their mother by Zeus are Eurydome, Eurymedousa, and Euanthe. Homer wrote that they were part of the retinue of Aphrodite.


These girls are lovely, are big fans of Aphrodite and are always dancing and singing around it because concideran a second mother, Aphrodite worship them, but in the end, are considered a minor nuisance.

Aglaea - is the youngest of the three, the most intelligent, and also the most beautiful, is very creative, intuitive, and is secretly in love with Hephaestus.

Euphrosyne - she embodies the joy, is not very clever but always has good intentions for mortals and other gods, she is the middle sister.

Thalia - was the older sister, the female incarnation of the great feasts and banquets, she easily recognized for its floral decorations in the hair, and also was the best friend of Bacchus.
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