Winds of Olympus

Hera - Queen of Olympus 
Roman Name - Juno

Powers: marriage, heavens

Symbols: peacock, cow, crow, apple, crown, cuckoo, hawk,

                 lion, pomegranate, staff tipped with lotus
Parents: Cronus and Rhea
Siblings: Zeus, Demeter, Hestia, Hades, Poseidon
Spouse: Zeus
Children: Ares, Hephaestus, Eileithyia
Appearance: She usually appears crowned with golden laurel

                        leaves and carrying a golden specter.
Throne: Hera's throne is made of pure ivory. It had golden cuckoos and willow leaves carved into the arms.                The throne had 3 crystal steps leading up to it. A full moon hung over the throne. The cushion was                made of pure white cow skin.
Friends: Hesperides, Argus, Iris
Enemies: Heracles, Paris, Aphrodite, Leto, Echo

  • She was known to punish the women who loved her husband, Zeus.
  • She particularly did not like Heracles.
  • When Echo deceived Hera by talking to her to give Zeus time to strike up new romances, she was severely punished. Hera made her able to only repeat the words of others.
  • Hera did not like being Zeus' wife because of the many mortal wives that he had.
  • One of her symbols, the cow, is the most motherly of animals.
  •  Her wedding to Zeus was a grand affair. The golden apple tree was a wedding present form Gaia. Because of this, it was a tradition for brides to receive apples and pomegranates at their wedding.
  • ​She is married to Zeus.
  • She was known to get even with many of Zeus' mortal women and his children.