Saturday, November 3, 2007

For the moon of Saturn named after Bébinn, see Bebhionn (moon).
In early Irish mythology, Bébinn was a goddess associated with birth and the sister of the river-goddess, Boann. The name was also borne by a variety of mythological figures, who may or may not be the same goddess, including the goddess of pleasure in the underworld.

In mythology
The name Bébinn and its variants is quite common in records from early Irish history, and was borne by historical as well as mythical figures, including a number of queens and abbesses.