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Goddesses in Context

On Divine Powers, Roles, Relationships and Gender in Mesopotamian Textual and Visual Sources

Goddesses in Context( )
Author: Asher-Greve, Julia
Goodnick Westenholz, Joan
Series title:Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis Ser.
ISBN:978-3-525-54382-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht GmbH & Company KG
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $168.00
Book Description:

The authors examine from different perspectives some of the most challenging themes in Mesopotamian religion such as gender switch of deities and changes of the status, roles and functions of goddesses. Julia M. Asher-Greve and Goodnick Westenholz incorporate recent scholarship from various disciplines into their analysis of textual and visual sources, representations in diverse media, theological strategies, typologies, and the place of image in religion and cult over a span of three...
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Pages:460
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Religion / History
Religion / Ancient
Book Weight:5.66 Pounds

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