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By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce

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whilst Jack and Annie acquired again from their event in Magic Tree apartment #16: Hour of the Olympics, they had plenty of questions. What did the traditional Greeks put on? What did they do for enjoyable? the place have been the first actual Olympics held? How are our smooth Olympics just like the traditional Olympics? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie tune the proof. choked with up to date info, images, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree condominium truth Trackers are definitely the right method for children to determine extra concerning the issues they found of their favourite Magic Tree residence adventures.

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The deities of Brauron, as perhaps most deities operating in the field, did not make a precise separation between the welfare of the mother and that of the child, and it seems on the most cautious interpretation that mothers could at least make dedications on behalf of their children, whether male or female. The evidence for the prolonged presence of children of either sex in the sanctuary, whether as children to live under the general protection of Artemis and/or "" ''I 'I? 58 n. 7. Arrephoria: Etym.

Considering. the Erchia prescription simply as a group of deities, the sacrifice group looks as though it is conceived as the major deities of the Athenian acropolis, and it may be that their significance is precisely that. The Diipolieia, as well as the Arrephoria, fall in L Philochorus F 10. V. ncrp&vot). Cf. Staphylus FGvH 269 F I , Lycurgus fr. 35 Blass, Harp. 6xiPotov. ” For instance. 201. 683-4. 294: cf. 17, dated to the first quarter of the sixth century. This shows two women side by side, one of whom is called Pandrosos: the rest of the subject is not certain, perhaps Hermes and Kekrops.

In most respects, too, there is no marked difference in the pattern of shrines frequented by either sex. 5h Even if, as seems likely a priori, there were women who claimed general healing skills, it is probable that the male physicians were seen even by patients as the dominant, authoritative figures, and it is to them that the healing heroes correspond. Women were helped by male heroes as they were by male doctors; although the healing hero may often be a chthonic, daimon-like figure, he also often conforms to the model of his human counterpart.

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