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The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago

39 Guests and the 999 Women of Achievement

Pre-History to Decline of Graeco-Roman Civilization

1. PRIMORDIAL GODDESS, symbol of all emergent life representing:

Ajysyt

Ilmatar

Omeciuatl

Aruru

Ninhursaga

Atira

Nammu

Nut

Eurynome

Tefnut

Gaea

Neith

Siva

Gebjon

Tiamat

2. FERTILE GODDESS, symbol of fertility representing:

Bona-Dea Freya Juno Ninti Cardea
Brigid Nerthus Macha Tellus Mater Danu
Hera Madderakka Frija

3. ISHTAR, GREAT GODDESS OF BABYLONIA, giver and taker of life representing:

Arinitti Cybele Aphrodite Anath Hathor
Blodeuwedd Amat-Mamu Cerridwen Baranamtarra Ashtoreth
Inanna Iltani Asherah Kubaba Anahita
Isis Shub-ad of Ur Tanith Astarte Hannahanna
Encheduanna Shibtu

4. KALI, Indian devourer/destroyer goddess representing:

Alukah Tuchulcha Hecate The Norns Hel
Ereshkigal Nephthys The Furies (Erinyes) The Valkyries Rhiannon
Irkalla Arianrhod Coatlicue Morrigan

5. SNAKE GODDESS, embodiment of psychic vision and oracular divination representing:

Ariadne Athene Buto Demeter Pasiphae
Britomartis Kore (Persephone) Europa Chicomecoatl Artemis
Python Rhea Fortuna

6. SOPHIA, abstract female symbol of Wisdom representing:

Arachne Daphne Pythia Hersilia Clytemnestra
Pandora Virginia Vesta Circe Helen of Troy
Sibyl of Cumae Praxagora Camilla Rhea Silva Hecuba
Atalanta Cassandra Antigone Lysistrata

7. AMAZON representing:

Antiope Hippolyta Egee Martesia Orithya
Lampedo Hiera Myrine Penthesilea Eurpyle
Medusa Thalestris

8. HATSHEPSUT, Egyptian pharaoh of XVIII dynasty representing:

Hashop Khuwyt Mentuhetop Mama Oclo Puduchepa
Nefertiti Nofret Dido Naqi'a Semiramis
Tetisheri Bel-Shalti-Narrar Lucretia Nicaula Tanaquil
Tiy Rahonem Makeda Nitocris Phantasia

9. JUDITH, Hebrew heroine representing:

Abigail Witch of Endor Huldah Rachel Jezebel
Esther Naomi Athaliah Sarah Vashti
Zipporah Ruth Maacah Deborah Leah
Lilith Beruriah Eve Miriam Rebekah

10. SAPPHO, Greek poet, fl. 600 B.C. representing:

Amyte Cleobuline Corinna of Tanagro Nossis Timarete
Cresilla Helena Myrtis of Anthedon Kora Nanno
Carmenta Manto Moero of Byzantium Anasandra Praxilla
Erinna Neobule Megalostrata Lalla Penthelia

11. ASPASIA, Greek scholar and philosopher, 470-410 B.C. representing:

Diotima Aristoclea Arete of Cyrene Damo Axiothea
Nicobule Theoclea Aspasia of Athens Phile Aglaonice
Hipparchia Agnodice Telesilla Salpe Elpinice
Leontium Euryleon Hippo Theano Lamia
Perictyone Cynisca

12. BOADACEIA (BOUDICCA), British warrior queen, lst c. A.D. representing:

Basilea Brynhild Medb of Connacht Eachtach Veleda
Artemisia I Chiomara Alexandra of Jerusalem Macha Zenobia
Artemisia II Cleopatra Aretaphila of Cyrene Muirgel Arsinoe II
Cartismandua Cynane Maeve Tomyris Olympias

13. HYPATIA, Roman scholar, mathematician, and philosopher, 370-415, representing:

Aemilia Clodia Cornelia Gracchi Pamphile Barbara
Hestiaea Metrodora Cornelia Scipio Sulpicia Blandina
Laya Hortensia Ima Shalom Agatha Catherine
Epicharis Philotis

Beginning of Christianity to Reformation

13. MARCELLA, teacher and founder of Christian community of women, 325-410, representing:

Agrippina I Caelia Macrina Galla Placidia Julia Domna Julia Maesa
Agrippina II Julia Mamaea Livia Drusilla Octavia Plotina
Porcia Anastasia Dorcas Eustochium Fabiola
Flavia Julia Helena Phoebe Priscilla Lydia Macrina
Marcellina Martha of Bethany Mary of Bethany Mary Magdalene Paula

15. SAINT BRIDGET, matron saint of Ireland, 453-522, representing:

Brigh Brigaid Cambra Martia Proba Basine Eugenia
Genevieve Lucy Maximilla Scholastica Sylvia
Thecla

16. THEODORA, Byzantine Empress, 508-548, representing:

Anna Dalassena Comnena Damelis Eudocia Irene Leoparda
Anna Comnena Olympia Pulcheria Zoe Brunhilde
Theodora II Clotilda Engelberga Maude Radegund
Theodora III Adelaide Theodelinda Aethelburg Aethelflaed
Bertha of England Balthilde Fredegund Wanda Olga

17. HROSVITHA, German poet and dramatist, 935-1002,  representing:

Agnes Athanasia Begga Berthildis Bertille
Eanswith Ebba Gertrude of Nivelles Ethelberga Gisela
Lioba Frau Ava Hilda of Whitby Claricia Diemud
Guda Mathilda Gisela of Kerzenbroeck Dhuoda Joanna
Baudonivia Ethylwn Harlind Reinhild Gomlaith Hygeburg
Liadain Lady Uallach Elizabeth Stagel Mabel Bertha
Ende Carcas Bertha of France Eadburga Valada
Aisha Libana Leela of Granada Maryann Thoma
Maria Alphaizuli

18. TROTULA OF SALERNO, Italian physician, author, professor, d. 1097, representing:

Abella of Salerno Etheldreda Constantia Walpurgis Ageltrude Benevento
Francesa of Salerno Urraca Adelberger Angelberga Bertha of Sulzbach
Sarah of St. Gilles Odilla Pope Joan Aloara Theodore the Senatrix
Stephanie de Montaneis Rachel Bettisia Gozzadini

19. ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, Queen of France and England, 1122-1204, representing:

Virgin Mary Lady Beatrix Almucs de Castenau Tibors Marie de France
Adela of Blois Berenguela Barbe de Verrue Edith Agnes of Poitou
Beatrice de Die Dervorguilla Maria de Ventadorn Failge Adelaide of Susa
Isabella de Forz Lady Godiva Blanche of Castile Hawisa Margaret of Scotland
Margaret of Lincoln Melisande Jeanne of Navarre Sobeya Matilda of Flanders
Mathilde of Tuscany Violante Marie de Champagne Matilda of England

20. HILDEGARDE OF BINGEN, abbess, scientist, scholar, musician, composer, visionary, 1098-1179, representing:

Gertrude of Hackeborn Heloise Agnes d'Harcourt Las Huelgas Gertrude the Great
Mechthild of Magdeburg Cunegund Alpis de Cudot Hersend Catherine of Siena
Elizabeth of Schonau Birgitta Isabel of France Jutta Juliana of Norwich
Mechthild of Hackeborn Loretta Herrad of Lansberg Margaret Finola O'Donnell
Rosalia of Palermo Agnes Theresa of Avila Berengaria Phillipe Auguste
Marguerite of Bourgogne Anna Clare of Assisi Douceline Yvette
Elizabeth Hedwig

21. PETRONILLA DE MEATH, burnt as a witch, d. 1324,  representing 300,000-9,000,000 (estimates vary) women exterminated as witches 13th-17th C. including:

Alice Samuel Elizabeth Southern Anna Maria Schwagel Gertrude Svensen Agnes Waterhouse
Jane Weir Geillis Duncan Maria de Zozoya Joan of Arc Catherine Deshayes
Guillemine Jacobe Felicie Angele de La Barthe Goody Glover Margaret of Porete
Pierrone Margaret Jones Margery Jourdemain Ursley Kempe Alice Kyteler
Tituba Agnes Sampson Madelaine de Demandolx Anne Redfearne Maria Salvatori

22. CHRISTINE DE PISAN, professional author 1363-1431, representing:

Isotta Nogarola Francisca de Lebrija Maddalena Buonsignori Margaret Paston Jane Anger
Modesta Pozzo Agnes of Dunbar Teresa de Cartagena Margaret Beaufort Juliana Berners
Rose de Burford Beatrix Galindo Alienor de Poitiers Clara Hatzerlin Ingrida
Margery Kempe Margaret O'Connor Martha Baretskaya Cobhlair Mor Angela Merici
Margaret Roper Anastasia Margareta Karthauiserin Bourgot 

23. ISABELLA D'ESTE, Renaissance princess, scholar, patron, musician, 1474-1539,  representing:

Catherine Adorni Laura Ammanati Novella d' Andrea Isabella Andreini Marie de Medici
Dorotea Bucca Caterina Cornaro Annabella Drummond Vittoria Colonna Isabella Cortesi
Tullia d'Aragona Alessandra Gi1iani Cassandra Fidelis Elizabetta Gonzoga Laura Cereta
Veronica Gambara Olympia Morata Baptista Malatesta Francesca Caccini Caterina Sforza
Tarquinia Molza Yolanda of Aragon Mahaut of Artois Anne of Brittany Barbara Strozzi
Isabella of Lorraine Lucrezia Borgia Lucrezia Tournabuoni Mathilda of Germany Agnes Sorel
Anne of Beauieu Jeanne de Montfort Gaspara Stampa

24. ELIZABETH R, queen of England, scholar, poet, 1533-1603 representing:

Anne Bacon Georgiana Cavendish Elizabeth Danviers Jane of Southerland   Elizabeth Petrovna
Elizabeth Hoby Sarah Jennings Lilliard Catherine II Margaret of Austria Mary Sidney
Grace O'Malley Margaret of Desmond Catharine Fisher Isabella of Castile Jane Weston
Isabella Losa Penette de Guillet Helene Kottauer Kenau Hasselaer Anna Sophia
Gracia Mendesa Mary of Hungary Catherine Pavlovna Jeanne d'Albret Olivia Sabuco
Maria Theresa Maria de Coste  Blanche Catherine of Aragon Christina of Sweden Margaret of Navarre
Philippa of Hainault Maria-Christine de Lalaing Isabella de Joya Roseres Margaret of Scandinavia Sophia of Mechlenberg
Jadwiga Elizabeth Lucar Elizabeth Talbot

25. ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, painter, 1590-1642 representing:

Rosalba Carrera Honorata Rodiana Maria Sibylla Merian Elizabeth Farren Fede Galizia
Lavinia Fontana Elizabeth Cheron Properzia de Rossi Marguerite Gerard Judith Leyster
Luisa Roldan Joanna Koerton Marie Champmesle Angelica Kauffmann Rachel Ruysch
Maria de Abarca Leonora Baroni Caterina van Hemessen   Adelaide Labille-Guiard   Sarah Siddons
Levina Teerling Elisabetta Sirani Sabina von Steinbach Elizabeth Vigee- Lebrun Nell Gwyn
Luiza Todi Sophonisba Anguisola Marie Venier

26. ANNA VAN SCHURMAN, scholar, artist, author, theologian, 1607-1678 representing:

Maria Agnesi Glueckel von Hameln Anne Baynard Susanna Lorantffy Helena Cornaro
Bathsua Makin Barbara Uttman Lucretia Marinelli Jeanne Marie Guyon Anna Amalia
Hannah Wooley Marie de Miramion Mary Astell Maria de Aqreda Anne Askew
Bridget Tott Marianna Alcoforado Isabela Czartoryska Luisa de Carvajal Laura Bassi
Aphra Behn  Charitas Pirckheimer Luise Gottsched Bernarda de la Cerda Anne Dacier
Maria le Jars de Gournay Hortensia von Moos Maria Antonia Walpurgis

Seventeenth Century-Present

27. ANNE HUTCHISON, midwife, teacher, heretic 1591-1643, representing:

Helena Blavatsky Anne Bradstreet Mary Baker Eddy Margaret Fell Fox Mary Dyer
Abigail Adams Hannah Ada ms Mary Alexander   Penelope Barker Ann Lee
Selina Hastings Susanna Wesley Marie de l’Incarnation Margaret Brent Mary Goddard
Hannah Crocker Judith Murray Catherine Greene Henrietta Johnston Sarah Peale
  Margaret Philipse Deborah Sampson Eliza Lucas Pinckney Mercy Otis Warren Molly Pitcher
Mary Bonaventure Phillis Wheatley

28. SACAJAWEA, guide on Lewis & Clark expedition, 1787-1812, representing:

Pocahontas Carlota Matienzo Rosana Chouteau Laura Torres La Malinche
Ehyophsta Mary Musgrove Maria Montoy Martinez Saareda Villanueva Kaahumanu
Wetamoo Sara Winnemuca Juana de la Cruz Maria Bartola Awashonks
Anaconda Isabel Pinochet Josefa de Dominguez Luisa Moreno Xochitl
Capillana Andrea Villarreal   Maria del Refugio Ana Betancourt Jovita Idar
Marie Iowa Ojelia Uribe de Acosta Isabel de Guevara Magda Portal Nancy Ward
Maria Luisa Sanchez Candelaria Figueredo Teresa Villarreal

29. CAROLINE HERSCHEL, astronomer, 1750-1848, representing:

Frau Cramer Maria Kirch Emilie du Chatelet Mary Lamb Maria Cunitz
Katherine Bethlen Marie Lavoisier Dorothy Wordsworth Jeanne Dumee Maria Mitchell
Renier Michiel Sophie Germain Baroness de Beausaleil Mary Somerville Mrs. Cellier
Louyse Bourgeois Josephine Kablick Margaret Cavendish Justina Dietrich Anne Halkett
Marie Colinet Hortense Lepaute Annie Jump Cannon   Mother Hutton Martha Mears
Anna Manzolini Genevieve d'Arconville Angelique de Coudray Dorothea Leparin-Erxleben Louise Le Gras
Jeanne Mance

30. MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT, novelist, feminist writer and theoretician, 1759-1797, representing:

Charlotte Corday Marie Tussaud Olympe de Gouges Elizabeth Carter Josefa Amar
Elizabeth Hamilton Mary Monckton Theroigne de Mericourt Mary Radcliffe Jeanne Campan
Elizabeth Montagu Rachel Varnhagen Jeanne Manon Roland   Mary Manley Mary Hays
Hannah More Karoline Pichler Germaine de Stael Bridget Bevan Mary Shelley
Leonor d'Almeida Suzanne Necker Yekaterina Dashkova Elizabeth Vesey Ida Pfieffer
  Alison Rutherford Isabella Bishop Marie de Lafayette Hester Stanhope Celia Fiennes
Mary Wortley Montagu Jeanne de Pompadour Francoise de Maintenon

31. SOJOURNER TRUTH, abolitionist, feminist, 1797-1883 representing:

Marian Anderson Josephine Baker Mary McLeod Bethune Frances Harper   Milla Granson
Edmonia Lewis Harriet Tubman Mary Ann Shadd Cary Prudence Crandall Bessie Smith
Mary Livermore Harriet Beecher Stowe Zora Neale Hurston Margaret Murray Washington Maria Stewart
Sarah Grimke Angelina Grimke Anna Ella Carroll Ida B. Wells

32. SUSAN B. ANTHONY, feminist, author, 1820-1906 representing:

Victoria Woodhull Frances Willard Christabel Pankhurst Caroline Norton Gunda Beeg
Barbara Bodichon Constance Lytton Emmeline Pankhurst Annie Kenney Minna Canth
Kallirhoe Parren Millicent Fawcett Sylvia Pankhurst Frances Wright Amelia Holst
Vida Goldstein Annie Wood Besant Baroness of Adlersparre Augusta Fickert Mary Lee
Carrie Nation Annie Smith Peck Eliska Krasnohorska Lucretia Mott Lucy Stone
Carrie Chapman Catt Mary Church Terrell Elizabeth Cady Stanton  Hasta Hansteen Alice Paul
Frederika Bremer Margarete Forchhammer Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence Luise Otto-Peter Aletta Jacobs
Adelheid Popp Alice Stone Blackwell Charlotte Perkins Gilman Mary Muller Bertha Lutz
Katherine Sheppard Kathe Schirmacher Frances Power Cobbe Augusta Schmidt Minna Cauer
Alexandra van Grippenberg

33. ELIZABETH BLACKWELL, physician, founder of medical school, 1821-1910 representing:

Elizabeth Anderson Emily Blackwell Marie Durocher Edith Cavell Clara Barton
Salomee Halpir Amelia Villa Marie Heim-Vogtlin Marie Duges Marie Bovin
Anna Schabanoff Miranda Stuart Marie La Chapelle Rebecca Lee Mary Walker
Madame A. Milliat Marianne Beth Florence Nightingale Amelia Earhart Marie Curie
Sophie Blanchard Emily Faithfull Kate Campbell Hurd-Mead Charlotte Guest Jane Harrison
Betsy Kjelsberg Belva Lockwood Susan La Flesche Piccotte Marie Popelin Althea Gibson
Margaret Murray Emmy Noether Irene Joliot-Curie Sophia Heath Sonja Henie
Clemence Royer Emilie Snethlage Sofia Kovalevskaya Nathalie Zand Elin Kallio
Babe Didrickson Dorothea von Rodde

34. EMILY DICKINSON, poet, 1830-1886 representing:

Margaret Fuller Elizabeth Bekker Elizabeth Barrett Browning George Sand Fanny Burney
Joanna Baillie Charlotte Bronte Elizabeth Druzbacka Jane Austen George Eliot
Bettina von Arnim Frances Brooke Harriet Martineau Anne Clough Anna Karsh
Maria Edgeworth Susanna Rowson Hedwig Nordenflycht Baba Petkova Mary Lyon
Christina Rossetti Hermine Veres Bertha von Suttner Emma Willard Emily Bronte
Albertine Necker de Saussure

35. ETHEL SMYTH, composer, 1858-1944 representing:

Elfrida Andree Fanny Mendelssohn Marguerite-Louise Couperin Amy Beach Antonia Bembo
Faustina Brodoni Margarethe Dessoff Marguerite-Antoinette  Couperin Jenny Lind Antonia Brico
Carlotta Ferrari Mary Lou Williams Maria Theresia von Paradis  Sophie Drinker Nadia Boulanger
Clara Schumann Wanda Landowska Jeanne Louise Farrenc Rose Mooney Lili Boulanger
Elisabeth de la Guerre

36. MARGARET SANGER, convener of International Birth Control Congress,  president of Planned Parenthood, 1879-1966, representing:

Catherine Beecher Helen Keller Sylvia Ashton-Warner Katti Moeler Marie Stopes
Dorothea Dix Margaret Mead Angelica Balabanoff Ruth Benedict Jane Addams
Rachel Katznelson Frances Perkins Yekaterina Breshovskaya Rachel Carson Golda Meir
Maria Montessori Jeanette Rankin Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Elizabeth Fry Vera Figner
Eleanor Roosevelt Henrietta Szold Aleksandra Kollontay Ellen Richards Mary Jones
Dolores Ibarruri Inesse Armand Nadezhda Krupskaya Emma Goldman Louise Michel
Rosa Luxemburg Federica Montseny Augustina Saragossa Emma Paterson Beatrice Webb
Sofia Perovskaya Hannah Senesh Vera Zasulich Gabrielle Petit Clara Zetkin

37. NATALIE BARNEY, writer, aphorist, lesbian feminist, 1876-1972 representing:

Romaine Brooks Eleanor Butler Lou Andreas Salome Anne Bonney Djuna Barnes
Madeleine de Sable Cristina Trivulzio Madeleine de Scudery Louise Labe Mary Read
Marie de Sevigne Jeanne Recamier Sophie de Condorcet Gertrude Stein Mata Hari
Ninon de L'Enclos Marie du Deffland Catherine de Rambouillet Renee Vivien Marie Salle
Alice Pike Barney Claudine de Tencin Julie de Lespinasse Sarah Ponsonby Marie Geoffrin
Stephanie de Genlis Radclyffe Hall

38. VIRGINIA WOOLF, novelist, critic, feminist theorist, 1882-1941 representing:

39. GEORGIA O'KEEFE, artist, 1887-1980 representing:

Marie Bashkirtsev Sonia Delaunay Natalia Goncharova Rosa Bonheur Emily Carr
Barbara Hepworth Harriet Hosmer Paula Modersohn-Becker Mary Cassatt Maya Deren
Marie Laurencin Berthe Morisot Sophie Taeuber-Arp Hannah Hoch Julia Morgan
Gabriele Munter Louise Nevelson Imogen Cunningham Kathe Kollwitz Eleanora Duse
Augusta Savage Suzanne Valadon Mary Louise McLaughlin Elizabet Ney Edith Evans
Dorothy Arzner Gertrude Kasebier Martha Graham Julia Cameron Frida Kahlo
Dorothea Lange Sarah Bernhardt Ida Kaminska Eileen Gray Anna Pavlova
Katharine Hepburn Isadora Duncan Sophia Haydn

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