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Hecate[Footnote 1] is a greek goddess of crossroads (particularly triple), witchcraft, and herbalism.

DescriptionEdit

A preolympian goddess of the underworld, Hecate[Footnote 1] is by extension associated with death and the night. She is often depicted as threefold,[Footnote 2] and as such it extends her protection to womanhood. She has often been conflated with the moon goddess Diana.[Footnote 3]

In the seriesEdit

Skin GameEdit

Main article: Skin Game

In Skin Game, Harry Dresden recognizes two groups of three golden statues in Hades' Vault as representation of her.[1] Further, Hades mentions she has led Demeter around, as a wedding gift to him and Persephone, so they could enjoy a honeymoon without Demeter's cumbersome presence.[2]

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hecate - wikipedia
  2. Neopagan Triple Goddess - wikipedia
  3. Diana - wikipedia

ReferencesEdit

  1. Skin Game, ch. 40
  2. Skin Game, ch. 41