Gold Eusebius, quoting Porphyry, gave a description of how a Hekate state should be formed, which was said to have

come from the goddess Herself: My form - Demeter bright with autumn fruits, White robes and feet with golden sandals bound. (1)

The image of a bright and youthful Goddess may be expresses in the name ‘Hekate’ which has several possible meanings. 'She who works Her will' is the most commonly accepted, but an alternative derivation, 'most shining one' is given some credence by the poet Sappho (630 BC), who describes Hekate as a handmaiden of Aphrodite, "shining of gold". (2)

Sources: (1) Hekate Liminal Rites by Sorita d’este (2) http://www.angelfire.com/md3/enchantedworld/History/Hekate.htm

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