Power of Women  

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Aristotle and Phyllis, c. 1485, from the medieval legend Lai d' Aristote, illustrated by the Master of the Housebook

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Power of Women is a theme, found in literature as well as the visual arts. The Lai d' Aristote is a famous example. Others include Samson and Delilah, Adam being tempted by Eve, Salome and John the Baptist and Virgil suspended in a basket.

It is related to antifeminist literature of the Middle Ages.

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