Hesiod's Patriarchy Analysis

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Known to the world, Greek mythology narrating about the creation of world has its significant impact on every part of the earth, still arousing us to think of many underlying questions lying on god’s origin after thousands of years. In Hesiod’s Theogony, he comprehensively describes how every god and goddess was created. Without any reasonable reasons or ethics, they just appeared on this broad land, lived and multiplied. After reading the whole text, I notice that those goddesses are imperceptibly losing their strength, and finally yield to the gods, which may symbolize the transition of power from matriarchy to patriarchy. Born at the very beginning, Earth(Gaia) is the mother of the starry Heaven, the long Mountains and the undraining Sea.

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