The Hesperides where a group of nymphs at the western corner of the world. They tended a garden of Hera's which held her golden apples. These golden apples would make the person who eats them immortal.


  • Atlas (Father)
  • Pleione (Mother)

Other Myths

The Hesperides

Other Myths

  • Arethusa-According to Apollodoros there was a Hesperid named Arethusa who was most likely different from the Sicilian nymph of the same name

Also Called

  • Western Maidens
  • Daughters of Evening
  • The Erythrai
  • The "Sunset Goddesses"