- the ancient Greek name for the Graces.
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Apuleius1201 gives the case of Charites who had intense love for her husband.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
The meaning of ye poetes deuise touching the muses & Charites.The Education of Children
And may we not to be allowed to sacrifice to the Charites on the way to the temple of Aphrodite?The Sisters, Complete
One of the three Graces or Charites;attendant of Venus, 105.Myths of Greece and Rome
H. A. Guerber
The transition from a single goddess, Charis, to a number or group of Charites, is marked in Homer.