Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Meet the Minoans: Eileithyia

The birth of Heracles with the midwife goddess Eileithyia in attendance

This week I'm sharing some background about the ancient Minoan midwife-goddess Eileithyia on the Minoan Path blog:

Meet the Minoans: Eileithyia


The people of ancient Crete worshiped her continuously from Neolithic times until well into the Christian era, and her worship spread across the whole Greek world.

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