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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 Aphrodites 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 apollos 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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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Spring '06 term at University of Florida.
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