The Role Of Women As Portrayed In Myths

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Date: September 3, 1999
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Lets just say Zeus wouldn't have that that crown or thunderbolt thrower anymore in today's society. Another Olympian Deity who helps show the role of women in Greco-Roman society was Demeter. Demeter is the goddess of grain and fertility. Demeter controls the crops and the making of children...
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Demeter controls the crops and the making of children. I think that Demeter showed women's roles as gardeners and the thought at the time that it was the women's doing that determined whether she would get pregnant and which sex it would be. This is different than today's society because today gardening is shared among males and females and we know that it is actually the males X or Y chromosome that determine the sex of a child...
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