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Encyclopedia of women in religious art

Author: Diane Apostolos-Cappadona
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This encyclopedia is designed to give basic information about the roles and images of women in religious art ... The women or female figures considered are frequently goddesses, celestial biengs, demons, metaphorical entities, and legendary women, but also historical women as well: women religious leaders, women artists, women writers, and even women patrons of the arts. There over 2,000 entries ... and 101  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane.
Encyclopedia of women in religious art.
New York : Continuum, 1996
(OCoLC)605452879
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Apostolos-Cappadona
ISBN: 0826409156 9780826409157
OCLC Number: 35559088
Description: xvii, 442 : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Diane Apostolos-Cappadona.
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A self-contained topical dictionary of over 2,000 entries, this reference includes, entries on themes, subjects, motifs, and symbolism associated with women in religious art, and women artists,  Read more...

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