The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Hebe

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1214441The American Cyclopædia — Hebe

HEBE (Gr. ἥβη, youth), in mythology, the goddess of youth, a daughter of Jupiter and Juno. She served her fellow divinities with nectar at their festivals, assisted her mother in putting the horses to her chariot, and bathed and dressed her brother Mars. She is said to have been married to Hercules after his apotheosis, and to have been the mother of two sons by him.