Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Bia, the personification of Violence



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the Greek god Bia


Who was Bia?

Bia was a mythological figure that mainly personified the abstract meaning of violence for the ancient Greeks. Bia was brought forth by the Oceanid Styx, a personification of the sacred river of oaths, and her mate Pallas.

The Family of Bia

Bia's brothers and sisters include Nike, the goddess of victory, Zelos, the spirit of emulation and Cratos, who was a personification of strength.



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