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Next Polygnotus has painted the daughters of Pandareos. Homer makes Penelope say in a speech1 that the parents of the maidens died because of the wrath of the gods, that they were reared as orphans by Aphrodite and received gifts from other goddesses: from Hera wisdom and beauty of form, from Artemis high stature, from Athena schooling in the works that befit women.

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