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People/Characters: Hecate

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey by UbisoftHekate; An Isu
Atalante, tome 1 : Le Pacte by Didier Crisse
Atalante, Tome 4 : L'envol des Boréades by Didier Crisse
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordannot in English Common Knowledge
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
Charmed: The Wedding from Hell by Richard Ginty
Cult of the Great Eleven by Samuel Fort
Goddess of the Rose by P. C. CastGoddess
Ye Gods by Tom Holt
H. P. Lovecraft and the Black Magickal Tradition: The Master of Horror's Influence on Modern Occultism by John L. Steadman
Hades: Lord of the Dead by George O'Connor
Hags, Sirens, and Other Bad Girls of Fantasy [Anthology] by Denise Little
Hellboy Library Edition, Vol. 1: Seed of Destruction and Wake the Devil by Mike Mignola
Hellboy: Wake the Devil by Mike Mignola
Invoke the Goddess by Kala Trobe
Life Without Crows by Gerri Leen
Lore Olympus, Season 1 by Rachel Smythe
Lore Olympus: Volume One by Rachel Smythe
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Macbeth (Manga Classics) by William Shakespeare
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) by SparkNotes
The Machine Crusade by Brian Herbert
The Montague Twins: The Witch's Hand by Nathan Page
Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry
Oh My Gods: A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths by Philip Freeman
The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner
The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White
Tales of the Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green
Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Theogony by Hesiod
Thicker Than Water by Carla Jablonski
The Witch by Thomas Middletonthe Chief Witch in Middleton's The Witch
Witches of America by Alex MarDeity

Character description

(Mythical character) Hecate or Hekate (/ˈhɛkətiː/; Ancient Greek: Ἑκάτη, Hekátē) is a goddess in ancient Greek religion and mythology, most often shown holding a pair of torches or a key and in later periods depicted in triple form. She was variously associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, light, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, ghosts, necromancy, and sorcery. She appears in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and in Hesiod's Theogony, where she is promoted strongly as a great goddess. The place of origin of her following is uncertain, but it is thought that she had popular followings in Thrace.

Hecate was one of the main deities worshipped in Athenian households as a protective goddess and one who bestowed prosperity and daily blessings on the family. In the post-Christian writings of the Chaldean Oracles (2nd–3rd century CE) she was regarded with (some) rulership over earth, sea, and sky, as well as a more universal role as Saviour (Soteira), Mother of Angels and the Cosmic World Soul. Regarding the nature of her cult, it has been remarked, "she is more at home on the fringes than in the centre of Greek polytheism. Intrinsically ambivalent and polymorphous, she straddles conventional boundaries and eludes definition."

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