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Hypmenaios


Hymenaios, Greco-Roman, is god of marriage, a member of the Olympian pantheon and attendant to Aphrodite (Venus). He is depicted as having wings, carrying a torch, and being invoked at the wedding ceremony. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 110

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