Hebe was the goddess of youth and the cup-bearer of the gods, until she was replaced by Ganymede.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Symbols: Cup, pitcher and hen
Parents: Zeus and Hera
Siblings: Aeacus, Angelos, ApolloAresArtemisAthenaDionysusIlithyiaEnyo, Ersa, Helen of Troy, HeraclesHermes, Minos, Pandia, Persephone, Perseus, Rhadamanthus, the Graces, the Horae, the Litae, the Muses and the Moirae
Consort: Heracles
Children: Alexiares and Anicetus
Roman equivalent: Juventas

Hebe, Athenian black-figure dinos, 6th c BC. British Museum. (c) theoi.com

She was also the goddess of the young bride and an attendant of the goddess Aphrodite. Heracles received Hebe in marriage upon his ascension to Mount Olympus, a wedding which reconciled the hero with Hebe’s mother, Hera.

The Ricci Hydria showing Hebe bringing Heracles to Olympus from Earth upon his apotheosis. National Etruscan Museum. (c) Sailko
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Hebe by Antonio Canova, 1800–05. Hermitage, St. Petersburg. (c) Mak Thorpe

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