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What is Fate / Determinism and How to Conquer It?

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Arianrhod was also a Magician Goddess, and she was considered by most to be a Maiden Goddess as well, living her life in much the same manner as the Greek Goddesses Artemis and Athena; surrounded only by women. In reality, however, Arianrhod actually lived a much wilder and freer life, frequently enjoying herself sexually and having a distinct preference for mermen. Arianrhod’s symbols are the cauldron and the white sow. The cauldron was an important symbol of feminine power, in the…

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Artume (also called Aritimi, Artames, or Artumes) was an Etruscan goddess who was the goddess of night, of the moon (like another goddess, Losna), death, nature, woods and fertility. She was associated with the Greek goddess Artemis in later history. Aritimi was also considered the founder of the Etruscan town Aritie, which is today the Italian town Arezzo.:

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P.J. Lynch, an illustration of 'Melisande', a short story by Edith Nesbit Hair is a symbol of life, strength, sexuality, and regeneration. Hair is thus linked to the magical thread of life which is spun, measured, and finally severed by the Three Fates of ancient Greek mythology. The witch’s scissors are reminiscent of what Milton described as the “abhorred shears” of Atropos, the third of the Fates.

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from The New Yorker

How to Make Your Own Greek Armor

How to Make Your Own Greek Armor: Intellectual life thrives on mystery. When it comes to ancient Greece, one of those mysteries is the linothorax—the flimsy-looking, hip-length armor that you see warriors wearing on Greek vases. (Linothorax means, literally, “linen chest.”) Why go to war, archaeologists have wondered, in what looks to be a linen minidress? ...

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from Playbuzz

What Greek Goddess Are You?

Best advise I ever received was "wait 24 hours" before reacting to adverse situations! It paid off! ..."It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards." ~ Baltasar Gracian

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from Mail Online

Artist imagines Disney's sinister villains in real life portraits

Firey: Hades is the Greek god of the Underworld and the main villain of the 1997 Disney animated feature film Hercules

Roman Gods & Goddesses Unlike the Greek deities the original Roman goddesses did not have distinctive personalities, human form, family histories or myths about their lives. Instead these deities were manifestations of what the Romans termed "numina", the divine essence that could be found in all living things and places. An example of the Numina is Pomona the Goddess of Fruit trees, orchards and gardens.

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In myth, Venus (Roman)-Aphrodite (Greek) was born of sea-foam. In Roman mythology Venus is the yielding, watery female principle, essential to the generation and balance of life. This is in contrast to Vulcan and Mars who are active and fiery. Venus absorbs and tempers the male essence, uniting the opposites of male and female in mutual affection.

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