Diana by Fay GlinisterDiana by Fay Glinister

Diana

byFay GlinisterEditorFay Glinister

Paperback | August 8, 2017

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Diana, an important goddess of ancient Italy, has sometimes been misunderstood as a mere borrowing from Greece, an Italic version of Artemis, but in fact she is very much more.

Diana is a goddess of many contrasts and contrasting functions: a virgin who supervises both motherhood and the origins of life, and death; a deity connected with the most intimate moments of feminine life, who also presides over political leagues of cities, and who is served at one major sanctuary by a priest with violent and bloody origins.

Despite her importance,Diana has not received comprehensive treatment in print however; this book provides a remarkable and comprehensive portrayal of the deity.

Title:DianaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.68 inPublished:August 8, 2017Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415305012

ISBN - 13:9780415305013

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