Goddesses who Rule

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Beverly Ann Moon, Elisabeth Anne Benard
Oxford University Press, 2000 - 259 sider
Aangezien bij het woord 'godin' altijd eerst gedacht wordt aan 'vruchtbaarheids- of moedergodin' belichten de auteurs de vele andere attributen van godinnen. Bevat: Aphrodite, ancestor of kings / door Beverly Moon; How the fearsome fish-eyed queen Minatci became a perfectly ordinary goddess / door William Harman; More than earth: Cihuacoatl as female warrior, male matron, and inside ruler / door Kay A. Read; Inanna: the star who became queen / door Beverly Moon; Celtic goddesses of sovereignty / door Proinsias Mac Cana; Sovereignty and the great goddess of Japan / door Delmer M. Brown; Yorùbá goddesses and sovereignty in Southwestern Nigeria / door Jacob K. Olúpòná; Sri-Laksmi: majesty of the Hindu king / door Constantina Rhodes Bailly; Transformations of Wen Cheng Kongjo: the Tang princess, Tibetan queen, and Buddhist goddess Tara / door Elisabeth Bernard; Becoming the empress of heaven: the life and bureaucratic career of Mazu / door Vivian-Lee Nyitray; King Arthur and Morgan le Fay / door Serenity Young; The goddess, the emperor, and the adept: the queen mother of the west as bestower of legitimacy and immortality / door Suzanne E. Cahill; Goddesses and sovereignty in ancient Egypt / door Susan Tower Hollis; Queen Mary and medieval Christendom / door Laurel G. Broughton.
 

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Innhold

Introduction
3
LOVE AND WAR FOUNDATIONS OF SOVEREIGNTY
15
POWER BESTOWEDPOWER WITHDRAWN THE GODDESS WHO GIVES AND TAKES BACK SOVEREIGN POWER
83
TRADITIONS IN COLLISION POLITICAL CHANGE AND PERSPECTIVES ON SOVEREIGNTY
147
TRANSCENDENCE FOR ALL THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF SOVEREIGNTY
195
Reflections
249
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Elisabeth Benard is at University of Puget Sound.

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