Alke

October 11th, 2010 by sabrina

Alke is the Greek Goddess of strength in battle. She may have been a daughter of Rhea, or the Phrygian Goddess Kybele who became identified with Rhea. She is one of the personifications who are shown on Athena’s shield, along with Eris (strife), Ioke (onslaught), and Phobos (terror). Alke’s name, which means “strength,” is also seen as Alce.

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2 responses about “Alke”

  1. janie at mother moon said:

    wonderful work on your etsy site… thanks for contributing to Mrs. Bs giveaway

  2. kay said:

    Peace be with you, I love this site. May I suggest Annanke goddess of fate? This site is so cool. Thank You for including the pronouncations. kay

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