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PAREGOROS
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Name Translation
Παρηγορος Parêgoros Consolatio Consolation,
Soothing Words

PAREGOROS was the spirit (daimona) of consolation, comfort and soothing words. She was a companion of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Peitho, goddess of seductive words.

PARENTS
Perhaps a daughter of ZEUS or OKEANOS, though nowhere stated

ENCYCLOPEDIA

PARE′GOROS (Parêgoros), i.e., "the addressing," is the name of a goddess whose statue, along with that of Peitho. stood in the temple of Aphrodite at Megara. (Paus. i. 43. § 6.)

Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.


Pausanias, Description of Greece 1. 43. 6 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"[Statues in the temple of Aphrodite in Megara:] There is also Peitho (Persuasion) and another goddess whom they name Paregoros (Consoler), works of Praxiteles."


Sources:

  • Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Travelogue C2nd A.D.