1. Mythologically, the daughter if Inachus, a Greek river god; she was a nymph seduced by Zeus who impregnated her. He turned her into a heifer and eventually restored her. She was the ancestor of Heracles. The Greeks also associated her with the Moon, and she was referred to as the “horned virgin,” associated both with the Moon and the bull.
2. One of the larger moons of Jupiter, sometimes used in astrological interpretations. It was discovered in 1610 and given that name by Galileo.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tudorbeth, author of The Hedgewitch's Little Library, including the latest release in the series, The Hedgewitch's Little Book of Lunar Magic.
In my new book, The Hedgewitch's Little Book of Lunar...