“For all agree in regarding women as the chief founders of religion and it is the women who provoke the men to more attentive worship of the gods, to festivals, and to supplications, and it is a rare thing for a man who lives by himself to be found addicted to these things.”
Quote from the Roman Empire era citizen, Strabo, in his Geographica, written sometime around the beginning of the Christian era. Translation by H. L. Jones, published in J. B. Connelly’s Portrait Of A Priestess, 2007, Princeton
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Laurie, thanks so much for posting your beautiful paintings! And also for sharing your inspiration a la Greque. I especially liked your posts of your depictions of The Muses. Such a beautiful series and your commentary on them makes one appreciate them even more.
Thank you Suzanne! I am so happy to hear that.