"Echo" in Greek mythology, a mountain nymph, or oread. Echo offended the goddess Hera by keeping her in conversation, thus preventing her from spying on one of Zeus’ amours. To punish Echo, Hera deprived her of speech, except for the ability to repeat the last words of another. Echo’s hopeless love for Narcissus, who fell in love with his own image, made her fade away until all that was left of her was her voice.

"Echo" in Greek mythology, a mountain nymph, or oread. Echo offended the goddess…

►Greek Mythology: “Zeus and Leda”/ Poetry: “Leda and the Swan” by W. B. Yeats.- | La Audacia de Aquiles

►Greek Mythology: “Zeus and Leda”/ Poetry: “Leda and the Swan” by W. B. Yeats.-

Artemis Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Imogen Poots as Artemis Over the shadowy hills and windy peaks she draws her golden bow, rejoicing in the chase, and sends out grievous shafts. The tops of the high mountains tremble and the tangled wood echoes awesomely with the outcry of beasts… (x)

dragonfiretwistedwire: “Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Imogen Poots as Artemis Over the shadowy hills and windy peaks she draws her golden bow, rejoicing in the chase, and sends out grievous shafts.

Antheia (GREEK) goddess of flowers and flowery wreaths

Gourmet Grocer Posters - Goddesses of Cuisine by Echo Chernik , via Behance

#Bellerophon, warrior hero of #greek  mythology riding the winged divine stallion, #Pegasus. (Photographer: Diiogo Ruhl)

Tribute at Staffordshire to the British Regiment & Airborne Forces personnel who died on duty. They are memorialized in this statue of the ancient riding the winged divine stallion, (Photographer: Diiogo Ruhl)

Echo, a painting by Esther Morrison Smith, http://EstherMorrisonSmith.com

Echo, a painting by Esther Morrison Smith

The story of Narcissus and Echo.

Greek Mythology Link - a collection of myths retold by Carlos Parada, author of Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology.

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