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Title Goddesses : mysteries of the feminine divine / Joseph Campbell ; edited by Safron Rossi, Ph.D.
Author Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987, author.
Publication Novato, California : Joseph Campbell Foundation : New World Library, 2013.
Description xxvi, 304 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 202.114 C
Summary "Previously uncollected lectures and writings that trace the evolution of the Goddess, from Neolithic Old Europe to the Renaissance, and interpret classical motifs. Offers insight into self-actualization for women. Edited and introduced by the executive director of the Opus Archives and Research Center"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On the great goddess -- Myth and the feminine divine -- The goddess in Paleolithic cultures -- The goddess as nature -- Goddess-mother creator: Neolithic and early Bronze age -- Stone to copper: Anatolia and old Europe -- Copper to bronze: Crete -- Indo-European influx -- Spears and languages -- Burial mounds and suttee -- Mycenae -- Sumerian and Egyptian goddesses -- The abstract field: rise of civilization -- The Semitic influx: Sargon and Hammurabi -- Myth of Isis and Osiris -- Goddesses and gods of the Greek pantheon -- Artemis -- Apollo -- Dionysus -- Zeus -- Ares -- Athena -- Iliad and Odyssey: return to the goddess -- The judgment of Paris -- The Iliad -- The Odyssey -- Mysteries of transformation -- The once and future goddess -- Mystery cults -- The abduction of Persephone -- Dionysus and the feminine divine -- Amor: the feminine in European romance -- Virgin Mary -- The court of love -- The renaissance of the goddess -- Lift-off -- Appendix: foreword to language of the goddess by Marija Gimbutas -- Goddess studies: essential reading.
Subject Goddesses.
Mythology, Greek.
Greece -- Religion.
Egypt -- Religion.
Middle East -- Religion.
Goddesses in literature.
Addl. Author Rossi, Safron.
ISBN 1608681823 (hardcover) :
9781608681822 (hardcover) :

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