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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415136112
ISBN-10: 0415136113
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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