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n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of the dawn.

[Greek Ēōs, from ēōs, dawn; see aus- in Indo-European roots.]


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the winged goddess of the dawn, the daughter of Hyperion. Roman counterpart: Aurora


(ˈi ɒs)

the ancient Greek goddess of the dawn.
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Noun1.Eos - (Greek mythology) the winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology; daughter of Hyperion; identified with Roman Aurora
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Central to the Forum Boarium is the sacred area of the Sant Omobono which is dedicated to Mater Matuta and Fortuna.
Typically depicted as an enthroned female holding a swaddled child, the goddess could be known as Uni, Mater Matuta, Turan, and Minerva Medica.