Reading on a Friday Night

This was a popular interpretation, as thanks to such romantic idealists as Robert Graves, everybody expected goddesses to be in charge of the moon anyway. Male gods were generally assumed to be solar and active, goddesses were lunar and passive by nature, ah, the simple myths of the nineteenth century.

–Jan Fries in Cauldron of the Gods

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