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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 120, The Primeval Prophetess—Greece, Crete, and the Aegean Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 120, The Primeval Prophetess—Greece, Crete, and the Aegean Summary and Analysis

The images and legends of Greek Goddesses are far more familiar than those of the rest of the world. It is important to understand that the Goddesses of ancient Greece were influenced by those of Anatolia, Crete, Cyprus, Canaan and Egypt. In studying these Goddesses, it can be seen that over a period of time, divine attributes were often incorporated under various names. Sometimes the aspects were enhanced and other times they were scaled back. Despite Greece's inability as a nation to form a centralized theology, the culture has served as the backbone for western civilization.

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