At times she was also regarded as androgynous, both male and female.
They were not merely hermaphroditic, nor androgynous, nor parthenogenetic.
Androgynous deities represent attempts to combine in a single person the two sides of the productive power of nature.
It does not appear that the cult of the Greek androgynous deities entered seriously into the religious life of the people.
Once before when he bore Sleipner with the giant horse Svadilfare, Loke had revealed his androgynous nature.
To this abnormal condition the learned have applied the adjectives epicene, androgynous, hermaphrodite, arrenothele.
It is said to be androgynous or hermaphrodite—hence its peculiarly sacred character.
Here devout worshippers believe that the androgynous God of fertility, or Nature, still manifests itself to the faithful.
After these, the androgynous being, called the Venus of Arles, is scarcely worthy of being mentioned.
Several instances are given of androgynous infants (§ 22, 32 and 36).