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Women in myth

Author: Bettina Liebowitz Knapp
Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the role of women in ancient societies through analysis of the myths from nine cultures: Egyptian, Sumerian, Greek, Roman, Hebrew, Christian, Hindu, Japanese, and Chinese.
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Named Person: Börngen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bettina Liebowitz Knapp
ISBN: 0791431630 9780791431634 0791431649 9780791431641
OCLC Number: 35033696
Description: xxii, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Isis: harmony of flesh/spirit/logos --
Enuma Elish: the feminine maligned --
Deborah: judge/prophet/poet/military leader --
Euripides' Iphigenia: marriage or sacrificial altar? --
Herodias/Salome: mother/daughter identification --
Virgil's Aeneid: let us sing of arms and women, Dido and Camilla --
Japan's sun goddess: the divine Amaterasu --
China's fragmented goddess images --
The Ramayana: Sita sanctified.
Responsibility: Bettina L. Knapp.

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Explores the role of women in ancient societies through analysis of the myths from nine cultures: Egyptian, Sumerian, Greek, Roman, Hebrew, Christian, Hindu, Japanese, and Chinese.

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