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ReviewQuestions1.What are the characteristics of women warriors in mythology and folklore?They are loyal, self-righteous, strong, vengeance-seeking, tenacious, goal-oriented, have a strong sense of justice,and are often impatient.2.How did the mythical Amazons demonstrate their hatred of men?Mythical amazonsdemonstrated their hatred of men by either leaving the male children to die in the wilderness, givethem to their fathers, kill them, or enslave them.3.In Celtic mythology, what was the purpose of the warrior-goddess Morrigan?Morrígan is mainlyassociated with war and fate, especially with foretelling doom, death, or victory in battle. In thisrole, she often appears as a crow, the badb. She incites warriors to battle and can help bringabout victory over their enemies.4.What was the role of Valkyries in Norse mythology?They werea group of maidens who servedthe god Odin and were sent by him to the battlefields to choose the slain who were worthy of aplace in Valhalla.5.The strength and fierce attributes of warrior women in mythology and folklore affected thesocieties of the ancient Greeks, Norse, and Celts. In fact, Viking women (the historical

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