Goddess of the Rainbow:
In Greek mythology, Iris is the personified goddess of the range. She is considered to be the messenger of the gods to mankind, and specifically of the goddess Hera in whose orders your woman brought to humans. She is capable to change forms and when providing messages to mortals Iris assumes the appearance of a fatidico known to people who receive the meaning.
Eyes is the girl of the Ti (symbol) Thaumas and the nymph Electra. Thaumas (his name means " wonder" ) is a Greek marine god and the son of Pontus and Gaia (Mother Earth). By Oceanid Electra he fathered the Harpies and Eyes.
Iris when saved her siblings by death. The Harpies were loathsome winged female animals who daily would swoop down and eat and befoul the foodstuff of the window blind seer Phineus. When the Argonauts Calais and Zetes, winged sons in the North Wind, Boreas, involved with the Harpies and were about to eliminate them, Iris appeared and beseeched the sons of Boreas to spare the lives from the Harpies. Your woman promised that if that they let them live, the Harpies would never again bother Phineus.
One of her tasks is to deliver the sacred water of Styx. When quarrel comes up among the gods, and when any person among the Olympians lies, after that Zeus sends Iris towards the river Styx in the Underworld to bring in a golden container the oath of the gods.
Zeus caused oaths being sworn by water of Styx. If any of the gods drinks of her water and is wrong, he/she is breathless for the year, never tastes Delicia and Nectar and is situated down spiritless and voiceless. After spending therefore one year in sickness he/she is cut off for 9 years in the gods' local authorities and feasts and simply cannot return before the tenth 12 months.
In Homer's Iliad, Zeus sent Eyes with a message for King Priam of Troy, training him to secretly come to the enemy Greek delivers and, with the aid of gifts, persuade Achilles to give up the body of Priam's son Hector, whom Achilles had slain in struggle.
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