Ekecheiria
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Ekecheiria

In Greek mythology, Ekecheiria or Ekekheiria[pronunciation?] (Ancient Greek means 'armistice, truce') was the spirit and personification of truce, armistice, and cessation of hostilities, and is also used to refer to the Olympic truce. In Olympia there was a statue of her crowning Iphitos of Elis.[1]

Note

  1. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 5.10.10 & 5.26.2

References

  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.



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