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Lost Goddesses of Early Greece : Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths - Charlene Spretnak

Lost Goddesses of Early Greece

Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths

Paperback

Published: 3rd August 1992
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"Charlene Spretnak has succeeded extremely well in presenting pure characterizations of the Old European goddesses as they were revered for millennia, long before the Indo-European elements were imposed to create Olympian mythology." -Marija Gimbutas, author of The Language of the Goddess

"Spretnak's treatment of the myths is most impressive." --Walter Burkert, author of Greek Religion "Charlene Spretnak has succeeded extremely well in presenting pure characterizations of the Old European goddesses as they were revered for millennia, long before the Indo-European elements were imposed to create Olympian mythology." --Marija Gimbutas, author of The Language of the Goddess

"A truly beautiful book. With it Charlene Spretnak has raised new and important questions about the power of myth." --Merlin Stone, author of Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood

"The book is essential...both academically accurate and a personal medium of passage." --CoEvolution Quarterly

"Charlene Spretnak rediscovers the goddesses' early significance and in fascinating portraits restores them to their original glory." --Publishers Weekly

"A basic text of the goddess movement that has spread through feminist and ecological circles for a decade." --Boston Globe

"A poetic revelation of pre-Hellenic mythology." --Los Angeles Times

Preface to the 1992 Edition
Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Introductionp. 17
Myths
Pronunciation Guidep. 41
Gaiap. 43
Pandorap. 51
Themisp. 59
Aphroditep. 67
Triad of the Moon: Artemis, Selene, Hecatep. 73
Herap. 85
Athenap. 95
Demeter and Persephonep. 103
Notesp. 121
Bibliographyp. 129
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ISBN: 9780807013434
ISBN-10: 0807013439
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 3rd August 1992
Publisher: Beacon Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.77 x 14.02  x 0.94
Weight (kg): 0.2