Ancient Calendar & Pagan Holidays: September 12th: The Last to Leave the World of Men

Today in Ancient Greece, there was an observance for Astraea. Now, this Goddess was known for being much more than the daughter of Themis and Zeus. She was honored because of her grand exit, one could say, or for being so selfless. Astraea happened to be the very last of her kind that left the world of Men to take her place with the other Greek Pantheon in Heaven.

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