Goddess and the Warrior: The Naked Goddess and Mistress of the Animals in Early Greek Religion

In this provocative and arresting book, Nanno Marinatos explores the role of the naked goddess and mistress of animals in Greek religion She examines their eastern origins and discusses their dissemination throughout the mainland and Crete She also analyses their function as magical devices which ward off evil and questions why a female god was the protectress of men ratIn this provocative and arresting book, Nanno Marinatos explores the role of the naked goddess and mistress of animals in Greek religion She examines their eastern origins and discusses their dissemination throughout the mainland and Crete She also analyses their function as magical devices which ward off evil and questions why a female god was the protectress of men rather than women.
Goddess and the Warrior The Naked Goddess and Mistress of the Animals in Early Greek Religion In this provocative and arresting book Nanno Marinatos explores the role of the naked goddess and mistress of animals in Greek religion She examines their eastern origins and discusses their dissemin

  • Title: Goddess and the Warrior: The Naked Goddess and Mistress of the Animals in Early Greek Religion
  • Author: Nanno Marinatos
  • ISBN: 9780415619431
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Goddess and the Warrior: The Naked Goddess and Mistress of the Animals in Early Greek Religion”

    1. The study in itself is quite good - but the book would have benefited from a proper introduction and conclusion.

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