the inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts. they were considered the source of the knowledge embodied in the poetry, lyric songs, and myths that were related orally for centuries in these ancient cultures.
Mythology moodboard: Asteria
Ἀστερία, meaning “of the stars, starry one,” was the titan goddess of nocturnal oracles and falling stars. she is the daughter of titans coeus and phoebe, and the sister of leto.
“Morgaine, Morgaine - kinswoman, I have never seen you weep.” “Are you like so many men, afraid of a woman’s tears? (…)” “No (…) it makes them seem so much more real, so much more vulnerable - women who never weep frighten me, because I know they are stronger than I, and I am always a little afraid of what they will do.”