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Moon and Witches
Witches in Greek and Roman literature, particularly those from Thessaly, were regularly accused of “drawing down the Moon” by the use of a magic spell
Lunar Phase and Menstrual Cycle
There is a widespread belief that there may be some synchronicity between menses and the lunar phase
Pregnancy and Lunar Effect
There is a way of saying that the moon’s pull affects the waters on Earth, affecting the amniotic fluid in a pregnant woman’s womb.
The word “Luna” comes from Latin, described as “Feminine Illuminati.”
Lunar deities commonly appear as female
The two faces of Artemis
Because of the lunar phase, which creates a conflicting image on the moon, Artemis has a contradictory appearance in myth. She was kind but also cruel.
In the Ojibwe culture of central North America, the moon is referred to as grandmother.
Moon, Women, and Literature
The moon has inspired some great literature by female writers.
Louisa May Alcott The Mother Moon
The poem by Louisa May Alcott illustrated a motherlike moon looking down on the Earth.
“The Moon” is a poem written by Sappho. This short poem was about the moon’s beauty in the night sky, and we could see how female writers find out the beauty in nature