Goddesses Who Rule

Goddesses Who Rule

by Beverly Ann Moon
     
 

Goddesses often are labeled as one-dimensional forces of nature or fertility. In examining a number of goddesses whose primary role is sovereignty, this volume reveals the rich diversity of goddess traditions. Drawn from a variety of cultural and historical settings, the goddesses described here include Inanna of ancient Sumer, Oshun of Nigeria, and Cihuacoatl of

Overview

Goddesses often are labeled as one-dimensional forces of nature or fertility. In examining a number of goddesses whose primary role is sovereignty, this volume reveals the rich diversity of goddess traditions. Drawn from a variety of cultural and historical settings, the goddesses described here include Inanna of ancient Sumer, Oshun of Nigeria, and Cihuacoatl of pre-historical America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195121308
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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