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HEDYLOGOS

Greek Name

Ἡδυλογος

Transliteration

Hêdylogos

Latin Spelling

Hedylogus

Translation

Sweet-Talk, Flattery

Aphrodite, Pothos & Hedylogos | Athenian red figure pyxis C5th B.C. | British Museum, London
Aphrodite, Pothos & Hedylogos, Athenian red figure pyxis C5th B.C., British Museum

HEDYLOGOS was the god of sweet-talk. He was one of the winged love-gods known as Erotes.

Hedylogos does not occur any extant literature but he does appear in at least one ancient vase painting (right) where he and Pothos (Longing) draw the chariot of the goddess Aphrodite.


PARENTS

Probably APHRODITE, though nowhere stated


SOURCES

GREEK

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