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Hecate Chiaramonti
Hecate (Goddess)
Name Hecate
Other Names Hekate (variant)
Debut Pilot
Significance Hecate (avatar)
Simulated virgin sacrifices in the V-Club
Photo Earth statue of Hecate[1]

Hecate is one of the Lords of Kobol in the Battlestar Galactica universe. In the religion of the Ancient Greeks, she is a Goddess of the Underworld.

Lord of Kobol[]

Hecate is a goddess of the Underworld. Virgin sacrifices are offered to her in the V-Club. The avatar Hecate is named for her. ("Pilot")

Ancient Greek Religion[]

Hecate (Hekate) is a goddess. . . who was capable of both good and evil. She was especially associated with witchcraft, magic, the Moon, doorways, and creatures of the night such as hell-hounds and ghosts. She is often depicted carrying a torch to remind of her connection with the night, and in sculpture with three faces, representing her role as the guardian of crossroads.[2]

Examples[]

101 Hecate

V-Club avatar Hecate

See Also[]

References[]

  1. Photo: Triple-formed representation of Hecate. Marble, Roman copy after an original of the Hellenistic period. Unknown artist. Museo Chiaramonti, Musei Vaticani, Jastrow (2006), public domain.
  2. Hecate at the Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved on October 19, 2017.
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