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Priestess of Avalon

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley; Diana L Paxson
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Known to the Romans as Helena on the holy isle of Avalon, British princess Eilan fulfills her destiny to bridge the pagan world of the goddess and the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine, and when she travels to the Holy Land she discovers a truth that transcends any religion. Not since The Mists of Avalon has there been such a powerful & mesmerizing portrait of goddess-powered womanhood &  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bradley, Marion Zimmer.
Priestess of Avalon.
New York : Viking, 2001
(OCoLC)604084764
Named Person: Helena, Saint; Constantius, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Zimmer Bradley; Diana L Paxson
ISBN: 0670910236 9780670910236
OCLC Number: 45446468
Description: xv, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson.

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Known to the Romans as Helena on the holy isle of Avalon, British princess Eilan fulfills her destiny to bridge the pagan world of the goddess and the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine, and when she travels to the Holy Land she discovers a truth that transcends any religion. Not since The Mists of Avalon has there been such a powerful & mesmerizing portrait of goddess-powered womanhood & women's spirituality. In Priestess of Avalon, the legendary Marion Zimmer Bradley once again reaches back in time to create a magnificent prequel to her undying classic of Camelot. Priestess of Avalon tells the timeless story of Eilan--known to the Romans as Helena--a British princess raised on the holy isle of Avalon as she grows from maiden to mother to wise woman. It is Helena's destiny--at a crucial turning point in western history--to bridge the pagan world of the goddess & the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine. When Helena embarks on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land she will find the intrinsic truth that transcends both the old religion & the new. The legions of fans who cherish The Mists of Avalon will find its promise brought to rich fulfillment in Priestess of Avalon. For those new to the series, undreamed-of enchantment awaits.

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