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VENUS, GODDESS OF LOVE AND BEAUTY

VENUS, GODDESS OF LOVE AND BEAUTY

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Stephen Contrado, B.A., Th.M.



Many anthropologists and scholars believe that before the warring Greek-speaking people invaded Greece the indigenous population of the mainland and the Minoans on the Island of Crete worshipped a female divinity, a mother goddess (often accompanied by a smaller male god). The goddess was associated with nature and with the protection of the social order. When the Indo-Europeans conquered the… Continue

Added by Stephen Contrado on August 9, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

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