Sunday, 11 May 2014

Hermia


"Hermia and Helena" by Washington Allston


Gender: feminine
Pronunciation: HER-mee-ah

Hermia is the feminine form of the name Hermes, a Greek name possibly meaning "cairn, pile of stones". In Greek Mythology, Hermes is the god of boundaries, travel, communication, trade, thievery, trickery, language, writing, diplomacy, athletics, and animal husbandry.

Hermia is a character in Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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