Friday, April 11, 2014

Adephagia

Adephagia is the Greek goddess of gluttony.

Appearance: Unknown. However, in modern times Adaphagia is portrayed as a morbidly obese woman.

Lore: Adephagia had a temple in Sicily and is associated with the goddess Demeter. Even though her name means gluttony, experts believe she was really worshiped as a goddess of prosperity or abundance.

Powers: Unknown, possibly causing people to overeat and become obese.

Defense Against Adephagia: Unknown, possibly exercise and moderate eating.

http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Adephagia.html


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