Virgin Mother Goddesses of Antiquity

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Author  M. Rigoglioso
Publisher  Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date   December 27, 2012
ISBN  113729342X
Pages  267

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This study of various female deities of Graeco-Roman antiquity is the first to provide evidence that primary goddesses were conceived of as virgin mothers in the earliest layers of their cults. By taking feminist analysis of divinities further, this book provides a fresh angle on our understanding of these deities.

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