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date: 22 October 2019


The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

whose name combines ‘all’ and ‘gifts’, was a goddess connected with the earth, but she is better known as the first human female, the cause of all man's woes. If the name has any relevance here, it sounds ironic; but the two Pandoras may in fact be connected through the idea of the earth as first ancestor. Acc. to ... ...

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