• WordNet 3.6
    • n Hera queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Hera In Greek myth, the greatest feminine divinity of Olympus, queen of heaven, wife and sister of Zeus, and inferior in power to him alone. She was the type of virtuous womanhood, and of the wife and mother. In art she is represented as a majestic woman, fully clad in flowing draperies, characteristically with the stephane or crown on her brow, and bearing a long scepter. By the Romans Hera was early identified with their Juno, originally a distinct divinity; and the Latin name is now commonly given to the Greek goddess.
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In literature:

"Aratra Pentelici, Seven Lectures on the Elements of Sculpture" by John Ruskin
The goddess Hera rarely appears.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
I hesitate to disturb your illusion, Hera.
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
Next to them in importance will be Poseidon, Hera, and Hermes.
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
Quickly depart from me now, lest thy coming be noted of Hera; Go, and the care be with me henceforth till it all is accomplish'd.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 367, May 1846" by Various
And Zeus, though he knows that it will lead to strife with Lady Hera, his spouse, promises to heap just vengeance upon Agamemnon.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
As the oracle declined in importance, her place as the wife of Zeus was taken by Hera.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
After performing several feats of valour, he was appointed by Hera to watch the cow into which Io had been transformed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
So with another laugh she would trip away and cast herself on the grass at Hera's feet.
"Twenty-Four Unusual Stories for Boys and Girls" by Anna Cogswell Tyler
Hera was therefore the goddess who presided over human marriages, and was the type of matronly virtue and dignity.
"Greek Sculpture" by Estelle M. Hurll

In poetry:

That Hera and Athena, linked
With Aphrodite, hush distress,
And, in their several gifts distinct,
Withal are Triune Goddesses?
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
Like little imps, her tiny hands
Dart out and push and take;
Chide her—a trembling thing she stands,
And like two leaves they shake.
"Little Elfie" by George MacDonald

In news:

Krewe of Hera to add secrecy to Lundi Gras lineup in East Jefferson.
Hera , 97, of Lanai City, Hawaii, passed away on May 31, 2012, at Lanai Community Hospital.
Breeding tips and tank requirements for Aphyosemion hera.
Jon Heras, Equinox Graphics Ltd. Scientists have entangled particles in such a way that a future decision can affect the past states of the particles.
The first person Ryan Heras contacted to pitch his idea for an electronic-and-cultural music festival he wants to bring to Siesta Key was Sarasota County Commissioner Nora Patterson.
Bethell tells the Siftings Hera.
Last year, a woman (let's call her Hera as an homage to her mythic heights of jealousy ) sent me a series of virulent messages on Facebook claiming she was sleeping with my husband, was in love with him, and that I'd get my heart broken.

In science:

Heras Jose A. Comment on “Causality, the Coulomb field, and Newton’s law of gravitation”, by F.
The Helmholtz Theorem and Superluminal Signals
For a particular example, we used HERA kinematics and studied the energy behavior of the cross section within the range W = 50–200 GeV.
Production of spin-3 mesons in diffractive DIS
To account for the charge of the beam proton, the charge of the first subsystem is increased by one unit. A more detailed discussion of the implementation of the model can be found in a HERA-B note describing the MINT model 1 .
MINT - A Simple Model for Low Energy Hadronic Interactions
In addition, a comparison was done with data from pA collisions recorded by the HERA-B 4 fixed-target experiment at the HERA storage ring of DESY/Hamburg.
MINT - A Simple Model for Low Energy Hadronic Interactions
Figure 4: Comparison between HERA-B raw data and Monte-Carlo models after full detector simulation.
MINT - A Simple Model for Low Energy Hadronic Interactions