WOTD (232) Sophrosyne
Origin of Word:
Sophrosyne was a Greek goddess. She was the spirit of moderation, self-control, temperance, restraint, and discretion. She was considered to be one of the good spirits that escaped Pandora‘s boxwhen the first woman had opened the lid and fled to Olympos. Her Roman goddess equivalents were Continentia, the goddess of continence and moderation, and Sobrietas, the goddess of temperance and sobriety.