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{February 25, 2011}   James P. Beckwourth: Mountaineer, Scout, Pioneer and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians

Greek historian Plutarch wrote a two part essay on the virtues of Women called De Mulierum Virtutibus. Unfortunately the second and probably most important, in-depth part is now lost. The first part however is an intriguing series of brief descriptions of women from throughout the known world. Here he describes how the women of Miletus overcame a strange mental illness as a result of their virtue:

From: http://ping.fm/cakmW

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