Description - Roles of the Northern Goddess by Hilda Ellis Davidson
There is a growing interest in the concept of the goddess. This book presents much-needed information on the role of women in religious studies, folklore and mythology. By investigating women's special skills related to goddess cults together with legends and popular traditions, the author explores the importance of the goddess as a subject for study today. The chapters cover: Mistress of Animals Mistress of the Grain Mistress of Distaff and Loom Mistress of the Home Mistress of the Dead Mistress of Sovereignty Roles of the Northern Goddess will appeal to students and lecturers in comparative religion, mythology, folklore and anthropology.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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