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    • Micheal Capaldi

      Greek Mythology: Astraia (or Astraea) was the virgin-goddess of justice. During the Golden Age she dwelt upon the earth with mankind, but was driven away by the lawlessness of the later Bronze Age. Zeus then placed her amongst the stars as the constellation Virgo. She was closely identified with Dike, the goddess of justice, and with Nemesis, the goddess of rightful indignation.

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      Astrape, goddess of lightning | Greek vase, Apulian red figure loutrophoros Detail of figure Astrape (Lightning Bolt). Astrape stands beside the throne of Zeus, bearing his thunderbolt in her hand. She is depicted as Astraia (constellation Virgo), the goddess of justice, with the usual attributes of a star-god: wings, flaming torch and shining aureole. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/403001866628695781/

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      Astrape, Greek Goddess of Lightning

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