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  • Paris offended Hera by choosing Aphrodite as the most beautiful goddess.
  • Hera had been watching him his entire life.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • They had their own expenses, and one of them, Miss Hera, was about to get married and had been relying on her salary to help pay for the ceremony.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • My stepmother, Hera, regularly drove mortals mad so that they would hack each other to pieces.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • "Hera," Piper said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Zeus and Hera!
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Reptile Room
  • We passed under a big marble archway with statues of Zeus and Hera on either side.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • I’d seen Hera once before at a Council of the Gods, but I hadn’t paid much attention to her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • I didn’t like her as Hera.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Zeus and Hera?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief

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  • According to the story, Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite quarreled as to who was the fairest, and presented themselves to Paris for a decision.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Zeus and Hera’s big white-columned buildings, Cabins One and Two, stood in the middle, with five gods’ cabins on the left and five goddesses’ cabins on the right, so they all made a U around the central green and the barbecue hearth.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • Meanwhile your brother left that doom astern in his decked ships-the Lady Hera saved him; but as he came round Malea a fresh squall caught him, bearing him away over the cold sea, groaning in disgust, to the Land’s End of Argos, where Thyestes lived in the days of old, and then his son, Aigisthos.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • In Greece the gods were called Zeus and Apollo, Hera and Athene, Dionysos and Ascle-pios, Heracles and Hephaestos, to mention only a few of them.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Herakles strangled a serpent sent against his cradle by the goddess Hera.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • The new moon behind her head, an old helmet upon it, a diadem of accidental dewdrops round her brow, would have been adjuncts sufficient to strike the note of Artemis, Athena, or Hera respectively, with as close an approximation to the antique as that which passes muster on many respected canvases.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • He said the male, Cesar, is not very aggressive; it is the female, Hera, that was mean.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • She nods toward an enormous marble fountain that features Mr. Wharton as Zeus and Mrs. Wharton as Hera.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • He’d been part of Hera’s forced "exchange program" to introduce the two camps.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • "Thlano, thataro, shupa, hera-mebedi," the man replied matter-of-factly.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Only last month, Hera had erased his memories to put him among the Roman demigods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Myself will lay them in a still Green sepulchre, where Hera by the Hill Hath precinct holy, that no angry men May break their graves and cast them forth again To evil.
    Euripides  --  Medea
  • But then, the girl pictured in bra and slip, the girl with a name that looked like a misprint-Sche-hera-zade, I sounded it out-this girl and her sister were captured by the sultan.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • And when you are at home,
    home in your own land, remember me at times.
    Mainly to me you owe the gift of life."
    Odysseus rose to the moment deftly, gently:
    "Nausicaa, daughter of generous King Alcinous,
    may Zeus the Thunderer, Hera’s husband, grant it so—
    that I travel home and see the dawn of my return.
    Even at home I’ll pray to you as a deathless goddess
    all my days to come.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Without warning, Hera had plucked up Percy Jackson, Annabeth’s boyfriend, wiped his memory, and sent him to the Roman camp.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • My mother, Leto, suffered through a long pregnancy, but only because Hera cursed her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Hera’s cabin was smaller but done in the same style, except the doors were carved with peacock feather designs, shimmering in different colors.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • And can you not mention Hera?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • But now, Hera looked like a regular mom.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Unlike the other cabins, which were all noisy and open and full of activity, the Zeus and Hera cabins looked closed and silent.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "And over there"—Frank pointed to a square foundation that looked like the patio for a Mexican restaurant—"is the Temple of Hera, one of the oldest structures here."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Last year I lost an entire semester thanks to Hera.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • "Queen Hera," Annabeth said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Zeus and Hera.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Hera did make mistakes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • His old babysitter, Tia Callida, had turned out to be Hera and had a nasty habit of putting him down for naps in a blazing fireplace.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • The gods blame Hera—or Juno, if you prefer!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • He had mixed feelings about Hera.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • So anyway, as punishment for blabbing, Hera cursed Echo so she could only repeat things, which was fine with us.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • The new gladius that Hera had given him last winter hung at his belt.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • So definitely not Hera, then.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Besides, Hera would never smile at me so kindly.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Also . this woman wore a large metal peace symbol around her neck, which did not seem like Hera’s style.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • There, Zeus contemplates making peace between the Greeks and Trojans, but Hera and Athena mutter against it.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Homer is vague, variously saying that Thetis was given to Peleus by "the gods" (18.84), by Zeus (18.432), and by Hera (24.60).
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Hera and Athena are opposed, and are allowed to contrive it that the truce sworn before the duel will be violated by the Trojan side.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • So, too, Zeus in effect consents once again to the fall of Troy, even as he teases Hera for being so intent on its destruction.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Hera, whose arms are white as ivory, moved him to it, as she took pity on Danaans dying.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • The white-armed goddess, Hera, sent her, being fond of both, concerned for both men.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Hera sent me, being fond of both of you, concerned for both.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
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