Women and Women's Writings from Antiquity Through the Middle Ages - Research Article from Feminism in Literature

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Women and Women's Writings from Antiquity Through the Middle Ages: Women in Classical Art and Literature

  1. W. Gunter Plaut, ed., The Torah: A Modern Commentary (New York: Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1981), p. 32.
  2. Rysyaku Tsunoda, William Theodore DeBary, and Donald Keene, eds., Sources of Japanese Tradition, vol. 1 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1964), pp. 25-26. This story is discussed in Denise Lardner Carmody and John Tully Carmody, The Story of World Religions (Mountain View, Calif.: Mayfield, 1988), pp. 441-44.

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Women in Myth: Goddesses, Royals and Monsters

The heading above refers to the three levels of being which women assume in Greek myth. The divine level is dominated by the figures of the six goddesses (Hera, Athena, Artemis, Aphrodite, Demeter, Hestia) who together with six gods (Zeus, Poseidon, Apollo, Hermes, Ares, Hephaestus) form a ruling élite known as the Olympian deities...

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