Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines
Author : Patricia Monaghan, PhD
Publisher : New World Library
Total Pages : 448
Release : 2014-04-01
ISBN 10 : 9781608682188
ISBN 13 : 1608682188
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines Book Description:

More Than 1,000 Goddesses & Heroines from around the World Groundbreaking scholar Patricia Monaghan spent her life researching, writing about, and documenting goddesses and heroines from all religions and all corners of the globe. Her work demonstrated that from the beginning of recorded history, goddesses reigned alongside their male counterparts as figures of inspiration and awe. Drawing on anthropology, folklore, literature, and psychology, Monaghan’s vibrant and accessible encyclopedia covers female deities from Africa, the eastern Mediterranean, Asia and Oceania, Europe, and the Americas, as well as every major religious tradition.


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