Adephagia

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This article is about the Greek goddess. For other uses, see Adephagia (disambiguation).

Adephagia (/ædiˈfiə/,[1] Ancient Greek: Ἀδηφαγία) in Greek mythology was the goddess and personification of gluttony. She is only mentioned in one source, as having a temple on the island of Sicily at which she was worshipped alongside Demeter.

Further reading[edit]

  • David Whitehead, Observations on Adephagia (in Rheinisches Museum. 145, 2002 P 175-186) [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stedman, Thomas Lathrop (1922). A practical medical dictionary. New York: William Wood.