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Babylonian goddess whom they believed everything started with her.

Tiamat

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Goddess of water

Nammu

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Goddes of love and war

Inanna

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Weather goddess

Indra

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Sun-goddess of the Japanese

Ametarasu-o-mi-kami

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Codified traditional laws in West Asia

Code of Hammurhabi

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Codified traditional laws in South Asia

Code of Manu

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Practice of Hindu society wherein the wife must jump into the funeral pyre of her husband as a sign of wifely devotion

Sati or suttee

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Practice of Muslim societies wherein a married woman must cover her whole body with a loose robe and a veil

Purdah

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Practice of the Chinese wherein they intentionally break the arch of the feet of women to keep it from growing

Foot-binding

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Practice of the Chinese wherein the husband takes another woman to live with his legitimate wife in their house

Concubinage

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Five weaknesses of women

disobedience, being prone to anger, being talkative, jealousy, and stupidity