The lives of real women are reflected in the sagas, with all its problems – love, heartache and victories. The fair sex look different there – resourceful and clever, serious and whimsical, vengeful and ambitious – but not empty-headed beauties.
In contrast to the lethargic and weak maidens Greek mythology keltki fought, decided the fate of the tribe and achieving goals, won. Moira Caldicott, a British scholar of Celtic myths, wrote that women in Celtic folklore as intelligent as beautiful. Read the rest of this entry »