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  • Deborah the Prophetess from the Tribe of Ephraim (deceased)
    Deborah (Hebrew: דְּבוֹרָה, Modern Dvora Tiberian Dəḇôrā ; "Bee", Arabic: دیبا Diba‎) was a prophetess of Jehovah. According to the Book of Judges, Deborah was the fourth Judge of pre-monarchic Israel....
  • Lady Godiva (980 - 1067)
    Godiva (or Godgifu) (fl. 1040-1080) was an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in England in order to gain a remission of the oppressive toll imp...
  • Elizabeth Clift Custer (1842 - 1933)
    Elizabeth Bacon Custer (April 8, 1842 - April 4, 1933) was the wife of General George Armstrong Custer. After his death, she became an outspoken advocate for her husband's legacy through her popular ...
  • Pythia / Sybil, the Delphic Oracle (deceased)
    Pythia the Delphi Oracle , was the priestess at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. The Pythia was widely credited for her prophecies inspired by Apollo, giving he...
  • Emilie du Châtelet (1706 - 1749)
    Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du Chatelet (17 December 1706, Paris – 10 September 1749, Lunéville) was a French mathematician, physicist, and author during the Age of Enlightenmen...

Makeda, Queen of Sheba, "I am not a woman but a world".

Strong, visionary , spirited women whose transcedental lives, or whose legendary stories, have elevated mankind with either their mystique, incomparable ethereal beauty, wisdom, wit, virtue, grace, talent, kindness or exceptional courage.

Start your "Extraordinary Heroines*" genealogical journey, Experience past worlds, Stroll through the annals of world history to meet the remarkable ancestors upon whose stalwart shoulders we stand today.

In this featured project, we will encounter the influence and persuasiveness of the Feminine Mystique's power through the ages. Each heroine* personifies outstanding attributes of their times to help you capture the spirit of the times, and the mood of the moment.

Be awed by the transcendental qualities of the Breathtaking, Bold, Brave Women of the Sacred Scriptures, and the Powerful Women Icons of Ancient/Classical Civilizations and Dynasties.

Admire the Zealous, Valiant, Spirited, Pioneering, Wise Women of the Middle Ages who paved the way for the Passionate, Creative, Revolutionary,'Luminary Renaissance Thinkers.

Finally, revel in the victories of the newly empowered Liberated Femme Fatales of the previous century, champion crusaders of Liberty, unbridled Free Spirits who campaigned so that we should be able to enjoy our new Millennium free of all gender challenges in an Altruistic, Unconventional, Boundary Breaking 21st Century.

We end our historical tour by paying homage to immortal portraits of Women through the Ages. Please note, to meet the bright new living legends of tomorrow, just catch another project tour.

Please note that this is an ongoing project, please feel free to join and add to the list of audacious women who made a difference!

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Breathtaking, Bold, Brave Unpredictable Women of the Bible

Powerful Women Icons of Ancient/Classical Civilizations and Dynasties'

Spirited, Valiant, Pioneering, Wise Women of the Middle Ages 500 - 1500CE

Creative, Revolutionary, Luminary Thinkers and Leaders (1500 - 1900)

Contemporary Femme Fatales, Liberated, Strong, Independant Free Spirits' 1900 -

Paintings: The Saints & Sirens, Women Immortalized by Artists

ART CYCLOPEDIA

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  • Heroine |ˈherō-in| Is a woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities .
  • (in mythology and folklore) a woman of superhuman qualities and often semidivine origin, in particular one whose dealings with the gods were the subject of ancient Greek myths and legends. ORIGIN mid 17th cent. (in the sense [demigoddess, venerated woman] )
  • French héroïne
  • Latin heroina,
  • Greek hērōinē. Feminine of hērōs ‘hero.’

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