Ekecheiria

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In Greek mythology, Ekecheiria[pronunciation?] (also transliterated as Ekekheiria) was the spirit and personification of truce, armistice, and cessation of hostilities, and is also used to refer to the Olympic truce. In Olympia there was a statue of her crowning Iphitos of Elis.[1]

References

  1. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece 5. 10. 10; 5. 26. 2

External links

  • Theoi Project - Ececheiria
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