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"The story of the most ancient of religions, the religion of the Goddess, and the role this ancient worship played in Judeo-Christian attitudes toward women."--When God Was a Woman (1976) by Merlin Stone

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Illustration: The Birth of Venus (detail), a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli

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In a religious context, a goddess is a female god. In a secular context it means a particularly attractive human female. In an art context, for example, Venus is the Roman goddess of love and in visual art terminology a synonym for any female nude.

See also

See also

mother goddess, diva, love goddess, Greco-Roman goddess




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