Characteristics Association with foreign divinities Aphrodite goddess of love

Characteristics Association with foreign divinities Aphrodite goddess of love

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Characteristics Association with foreign divinities Aphrodite goddess of love, sexual desire 1. Inanna 2. Ishata 3. Astrte Artemis 1. As Prtnia Theron (mistress of Animal) 1. Creten goddess of snake 2. Phrygian Cybele 2. Artemis of Ephesus (many breasted Mother Earth) 1. Greek goddess Gaea, Rhea 2. Phrygian Cybele 3. As godess of virginity ¡@ Demeter Demeter's daugher, Persephone was abducted by Hades: 1. Life cycle: Death and rebirth 2. The death of male god as sacrifice 1. Inanna vs Dumuzi 2. Isis vs Osiris 3. Cybele vs Attis 4. Aphrodite vs Adonis Consorts Offsprings Themis (law, justice) (1) Horae = 3 goddesses of hour, seasons Dice = justice Eirene = peace Eunomia = order and wise legislation (2) Moerae =3 godesses of fates: Clotho (spinner, who makes the thread of life) Lachesis (apportioner, who measures the length of the thread)
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Unformatted text preview: Atropos (who cuts the thread) Eurynome (wide-ranging) Graces (Charities, the goddesses of female attraction) Mnemosyne (memory) Muses = 9 goddesses of arts: 1. Clio (making famous) = Hitory 2. Euterpe (delighter) = Music , flute playing 3. Thalia (flowering) = Comedy 4. Melpomene (song and dance) = Tragedy 5. Erato (lovable) = Lyric 6. Terpsichore (delilghting in dance) = Dance 7. Polyhymnia (with many songs) = Pantomine 8. Urania (heavenly) = Astrology 9. Calliope (fair-voiced) = Epic Metis (cleverness) Athena (goddess of wisdom, of craft, of military strategy) Leto 1. Apollo (god of sun, of plague and medicine, of prophecy) 2. Artemis (goddess of moon, of hunting, of virginity, protector of the week, the young) Dione Aphrodite (goddess of love, beauty) Demeter Persephone (The Eleusinian Mystery)...
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