The Concept of the Goddess (Paperback)
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The Concept of the Goddess (Paperback)

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Paperback 206 Pages / Published: 05/11/1998
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The Concept of the Goddess explores the function and nature of goddesses and their cults in many cultures, including:
* Celtic
* Roman
* Norse
* Caucasian
* Japanese traditions.
The contributors explore the reasons for the existence of so many goddesses in the mythology of patriarchal societies and show that goddesses have also assumed more masculine roles, with war, hunting and sovereignty being equally important aspects of their cults.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415197892
Number of pages: 206
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 13 mm


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"An outstanding source of information about goddesses not only of northern Europe, including Britain and Ireland, but also of Rome, the Caucasus and Japan."
-Wood and Water

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