Enyo was the goddess of war. She was the close companion of the god Ares Enyalios and woman counterpart.
Enyo is strongly famous among Eris, an goddess of discord. Certainly Homer doesn’t seem to differentiate between the two goddesses. She also was related to the Anatolian goddess Ma and Roman Bellona.
Enyo, the goddess of war, who delights in bloodshed and destruction of cities, and came to Mars in battles.
In Orchomenus and Thebes, a carnival named Homolôïa was held in the honor of Demeter, Zeus, Enyo and Athena, and Zeus is said to have acknowledged the surname of Homoloïus of Homoloïs, a priestess of Enio. A sculpture of Enyo, finished by the sons of Praxiteles, situated in the Athens s Ares of temple. With the Graeae Hesiod there is one named as Enyo.
Enyo (Greek: translation Ἐνυώ, English: "warrior" in Greek mythology), was a primeval goddess of battle, as the counterpart and complement to the war divinity Ares. She was also well-known as her sister, and spawn of Zeus and Hera, in a role similar to that of Eris, with Homer (in particular) representing the two as the same goddess. She is also credited as the mother of Enyalius, a god of war of minor importance, and Ares. However, the Enyalius name may also be used as a title for the same Ares.
As goddess of war, Enyo is responsible for orchestrating the destruction of cities, often accompanied Ares in battle, and is provided "as supreme in war". During the fall of Troy, Enyo caused horror and bloodshed in the war, along with Eris, and Phobos (fear) and Deimos ("Terror"), the two sons of Ares. She was also connected to the Roman goddess of war, Bellona, goddess of Anatolia and Ma.
ENYO GODDESS OF WAR
The God, which varies in sequence to the rows of men in battle, is Athena and Enyo, sacker of cities."
And with him followed the Trojan battalions in their strength, and Ares led them with the goddess Enyo, which carries with it the turmoil of shameless hatred.
Seven fighters the military leaders of the Seven Besides Thebes, fierce regimental commanders, slaughtered a bull on a black shield [before the start of the battle], and then touching the bull's blood with her hands made a oath by Ares, by Enyo, and Phobos (Route) who delights in blood, who will either level the city and sacked the city of Kadmeans by force, or death smear this soil with Blood.
In (the isle of Delos) Do not Tread Enyo or Haides (death) and the Ares (War) horses, [i.e., the island was sacred.
At the Iliad he (Homer) signifies Enyo and Athena as extreme in war.
Who is so aweless - bold, which is lined with flashing brilliance arms: Moreover, she probably Minerva or Enyo the powerful soul perhaps Eris.
Through the arch these (Akhilleus and participate in the battle Memnon) Enyo prolonged struggle to balance, while increasing in its sad to struggle perpetually tense ... The glorious sons of the gods, and never let the anger struggle. But Eris now tipped the scales of battle deaths, which were no longer equal-to-point.