ANGELIA was the personified spirit (daimona) of messages, tidings and proclamations. The English word "angel" derives the same ancient Greek word.
HERMES (Pindar OIympian Ode 8)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pindar, Olympian Ode 8. 81 ff (trans. Conway) (Greek lyric C5th B.C.) :
"From Hermes’ daughter, the maid Angelia (Message), Iphion shall hear and to Kallimakhos (Callimachus) tell the rich lustre of Olympia's glory, that Zeus has now bestowed unto their race."
- Pindar, Odes - Greek Lyric C5th B.C.
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