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 ===History=== ===History===
  
-When <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​zeus">​Zeus</​apdx>​ became King of the Gods, he attempted to woo his sister <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​hera">​Hera</​apdx>​ to be his queen. She was not interested but this did not deter him. He transformed himself into a handsome cuckoo and allowed himself to be caught by <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​hera">​Hera</​apdx>​. The goddess intended to train the bird as a pet but when she realised who the bird was she found herself in love over such a humble act.  Hera and Zeus married in a glade near the city of <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​knossos">​Knossos</​apdx>​ and a small temple to their vows now stands on the site.+When <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​zeus">​Zeus</​apdx>​ became King of the Gods, he attempted to woo his sister <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​hera">​Hera</​apdx>​ to be his queen. She was not interested but this did not deter him. He transformed himself into a handsome cuckoo and allowed himself to be caught by <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​hera">​Hera</​apdx>​. The goddess intended to train the bird as a pet but when she realised who the bird was she found herself in love over such a humble act. Hera and Zeus married in a glade near the city of <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​knossos">​Knossos</​apdx>​ and a small temple to their vows now stands on the site.
  
 To begin with, Hera’s marriage was a happy one that gave her  To begin with, Hera’s marriage was a happy one that gave her 
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 ==Jason and Hera== ==Jason and Hera==
  
-Hera's most famous champion was Jason. He was a prince of the kingdom of Iolcus but he nearly died as boy when his uncle Pelias stole the throne. ​ Pelias killed Jason'​s mother and sisters in a temple of Hera, outraging the goddess. She saved the boy and planned a suitable punishment for Pelias. ​+Hera's most famous champion was Jason. He was a prince of the kingdom of Iolcus but he nearly died as boy when his uncle Pelias stole the throne. Pelias killed Jason'​s mother and sisters in a temple of Hera, outraging the goddess. She saved the boy and planned a suitable punishment for Pelias. ​
  
 When an adult Jason returned to Ioclus, Hera ensured the downfall and punishment of Pelias for his crimes. The goddess made an <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​oracle_of_delphi">​oracle</​apdx>​ tell Pelias of his impending death by a man wearing one sandal. Hera came to Jason disguised as an old woman wishing to be carried across a river. As he did so, he told her his story and she advised him not to reveal his identity. Just before reaching the river bank, he stumbled under Hera's weight and lost a sandal in the mud.  When an adult Jason returned to Ioclus, Hera ensured the downfall and punishment of Pelias for his crimes. The goddess made an <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​oracle_of_delphi">​oracle</​apdx>​ tell Pelias of his impending death by a man wearing one sandal. Hera came to Jason disguised as an old woman wishing to be carried across a river. As he did so, he told her his story and she advised him not to reveal his identity. Just before reaching the river bank, he stumbled under Hera's weight and lost a sandal in the mud. 
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