Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women Setting & Symbolism

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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The Golden Fleece

This is a famous item of the ancient Grecian world. It was known as a source of great wealth and indirectly of power. It is bound up with a famous story of the ancient Grecian world. A group of heroes exerted a tremendous amount of energy in order to get a hold of it and to take control of it. This comes up more than once, but most especially in the chapter devoted to Hera.

Mt. Olympus

This is a mountain intimately associated with the ancient Greeks. It is viewed as 'home of the gods'. That being said, the pre-Christian Grecian deities are also commonly called "Olympians" after this mountain.

Mt. Olympus is obliquely referred to on numerous occasions throughout the book, most commonly when the divine residents are referred to or whenever anyone gets 'cast out of Olympus' or when Leto gets to take...

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