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Pherusa or Pherousa (Ancient Greek means 'the bringer'[1]) was the name of two female deities in Greek mythology:

  • Pherusa, counted by some authors as one of the Horae, goddess of substance and farm estates.[4]


  1. ^ Kerényi, Carl (1951). The Gods of the Greeks. London: Thames and Hudson. p. 64.
  2. ^ Homer, Iliad 18.43; Hesiod, Theogony 248; Apollodorus, 1.2.7; Hyginus, Fabulae Preface
  3. ^ Homer, Iliad 18.39-51
  4. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 183


  • Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

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