By Ellen Lorenzi-Prince © 2005 All rights reserved
…of old she dwelt on
earth and met men face to face, nor ever disdained in olden times the tribes of
men and women, but mingling with them took her seat, immortal though she was…
ever urging on them judgements kinder to the people.
Aratus, Phaenomena, ca. 300 - 200 BCE
Image source: Apulian Red Figure Vase, ca. 350 BCE