God's Wife, God's Servant–525...

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Author  Mariam F. Ayad
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   August 4, 2009
ISBN  041541170X
Pages  232

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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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