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POMPE

Greek Name

Πομπη

Transliteration

Pompê

Latin Spelling

Pompe

Translation

Religious Procession

Eros and Pompe | Athenian red-figure chous C4th B.C. | Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Eros and Pompe, Athenian red-figure chous C4th B.C., Metropolitan Museum of Art

POMPE was the goddess or spirit (daimona) of religious processions or, more specifically, of the phallic, fertility processions of the god Dionysos.

Pompe does not occur in any extant literature but in the Athenian vase-painting (right) she and Dionysos gaze at each other affectionately in the company of Eros (Love).


PARENTS

Nowhere stated


SOURCES

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