Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Thespiae, the Sanctuary of Eros

Thespiae was an ancient Greek city of Boeotia in Central Greece, at the foot of Mount Helikon, the home of the Muses. The city took its name from Thespia, a daughter of the river god Asopos.

Thespiae was the sanctuary of Eros , the Greek gos of love, represented in the form of a monolithic stone, and every fifth year a festival called "Erotidia" took place in honor of the god.

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