The Litae were the personified spirits (daemons) of prayer, ministers of the god Zeus.

Residence: Mount Olympus
Parents: Zeus

They were described as hobbling, old women, who follow after Zeus‘ exiled daughter Ate (‘Folly’) as healers but who cannot keep up with the fast-running Ate. They bring great advantage to those who venerate them; but if someone dishonors them, then they go to Zeus and ask that Ate be sent against that person.

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