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Women - Myth

Women or female goddesses in mythology and feminine powers.
  1. Agave (4)
  2. Alcmene
  3. Andromache
  4. Antigone (3)
  5. Atalanta
  6. Cassandra
  7. Clytemnestra
  8. Helen
  9. Heroes - Their Women (9)
  10. Iphigenia
  11. Medea (5)
  12. Muses (2)
  13. Nymphs (10)
  14. Pandora (4)
  15. Penelope

Medusa whose snaky hair resembling dread locks reflects an African origin, was an ancient symbol of female power which came into conflict with the rising, patriarchal Olympic deities.

The sirens were dangerous female creatures in Greek mythology faced by many of the heroes.

Rhea Silvia
Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus.

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