Hera is the goddess of women, marriage, family, and childbirth in ancient Greek religion and of the Great Goddesses), Hera may hold a pomegranate in her hand, emblem of fertile blood and .. Lamia was cursed with the inability to close her eyes so that she would always obsess over the image of her dead children. Roman name: Juno. Hera. The Family of Hera. Hera's troubled marriage with Zeus. Interesting Facts about Hera. Appearance of Hera. Symbols of Hera.