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Philophrosyne /fɪləˈfrɒzɪn/ was the ancient Greek female spirit of welcome, friendliness, and kindness. Her sisters were Euthenia, Eupheme, and Eucleia. Along with her sisters, she was regarded as a member of the younger Charites. According to the Orphic fragments, Philophrosyne was the daughter of Hephaestus and Aglaia.


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