20/02/2012

The cult of the mother-goddess Edwin Oliver James Barnes & Noble, 1961 Pennsylvania State University

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The cult of the mother-goddess

Edwin Oliver James

Barnes & Noble, 1961

Pennsylvania State University

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The Author

examines the role of the Goddess Cult in myth and ritual, especially in the ancient Near East, India, & the eastern Mediterranean. 

 

Explores the development of the cult from its earliest manifestations in early "Venus" sculptures to modern day.

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Key Words

Aegean Anat Anatolia ancient appears Arinna Artemis Asherah Asia Minor aspects associated Atargatis Attis attributes Baal became birth breasts bull centre century B.C. Christ Christian chthonic Church clay consort counterpart Crete cultus daughter deity Demeter depicted divine Dyaus earth Earth/goddess Earth/mother Egypt Eleusis Farnell fecundity female figurines fertility festival figure functions Goddess Goddess cult gods Greece Greek Harappa Hathor head heaven Hebat Hittite Horus Ibid identified Incarnation India Indo/European Ishtar Isis king Kore Kybele life/giving Magna Mater male Mary Mesopotamia millennium B.C. Minoan Minoan/Mycenaean Mother Mother/goddess mystery myth Neolithic Nevertheless Nilsson originally Osiris Palaeolithic pantheon personified Phrygian priestesses priests Prithivi queen Religion represented Rhea Rig/veda rites ritual role Rome sacred marriage sanctuary seasonal sexual Shiva shrine statuettes status Sun/god Sun/goddess symbolism syncretistic Syria Tammuz temple Teshub Theotokos tradition Ugaritic Vedic vegetation Virgin Vishnu Weather/god Western Asia wife worship Zeus

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