God's Wife, God's Servant: The God's Wife of Amun (ca.740-525 BC)

God's Wife, God's Servant: The God's Wife of Amun (ca.740-525 BC)

by Mariam F. Ayad
     
 

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Mariam F. Ayad explores how five women were elevated to a position of supreme religious authority. Drawing on a variety of textual, iconographic, and archaeological evidence, and containing fifty-one black and white and colour illustrations, the volume discusses this often neglected subject, placing the women within the broader context of the politically

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Mariam F. Ayad explores how five women were elevated to a position of supreme religious authority. Drawing on a variety of textual, iconographic, and archaeological evidence, and containing fifty-one black and white and colour illustrations, the volume discusses this often neglected subject, placing the women within the broader context of the politically volatile, turbulent seventh and eighth centuries BCE.

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ISBN-13:
9781134127924
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/02/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
5 MB

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