Eirene (peace) In Greek mythology, goddess of peace and wealth, daughter of Zeus and Themis; called Pax by the Romans. In Greek art she was portrayed as a young woman with the infant Plutus, god of wealth, in her arms. Other attributes are the cornucopia, the olive branch, Hermes’ staff, and ears of corn on her head.
Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow
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