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Hera was the goddess of marriage and childbirth, and the queen of Olympus in Greek mythology. She was born the daughter of Rhea and Cronus, and when the Titanomachy was overthrown, would marry her brother, Zeus. Her children included Ares, Enyo, Eris Hebe, and Hephaestus. Hera was seen as a scornful goddess as her marriage with Zeus was one full of strife, and ironically, despite being the personification of familial harmony, Hera’s personal life was filled with jealousy and discord. However, those she favored were ultimately blessed with goodwill, and her role as the queen of Olympus was one that was ultimately unquestioned as she was the most supreme of women in the Greek pantheon.