hera (her-uh) Hera was born with a veil and garter as the goddess of women and marriage. She really liked cows and peacocks as one produced milk â€”a natural source of livelihood â€” and the other easily attracted mates. TODAY The woman hellbent on being a homemaker. Sheâ€™ll do anything for her man, including making four-course meals and folding his underwear. But you better put a ring on it if you want to keep her around.