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Unformatted text preview: Aphrodite to make her a woman, she grants it. Cinyras + Myrrha Her tears are myrrh resin, burned on Aphrodite’s altar – an etiological myth Artemis Protects women in wild time of life Goddess of hunting and wild things Protects small animals (potnia theron) Virgin goddess of childbirth (helped with apollo’s birth Artemis and Actaeon Actaeon sees Artemis naked, get punished for seeing her nude, gets turned into a deer and is eaten alive by him own hunting dogs Athena (Pallas, glaukopis) Daughter of Zeus Roman version = Minerva Muscular Virgin Goddess of the crafts of civilization-Weaving, carpentry, military strategy, military equipment – war chariot and warship Shown wearing: Helmet, owl, shield with Gorgon, snake, aegis breastplate Protection of Male Heroes (Herakles, Jason, etc) Helps Ulysses and the Sirens Famous for contest with Poseidon for Athens Poseidon...
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- Spring '06
- Greek Mythology, Zeus, Eros Aphrodite, Hermaphroditus Aphrodite, Priapus Aphrodite