Women at the Beginning: Origin Myths from the Amazons to the Virgin Mary. Patrick J. Geary.

Women at the Beginning: Origin Myths from the Amazons to the Virgin Mary

Princeton University Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Firts printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 104 pp. with index. Collection of four essays that explore the way ancient and medieval authors wrote about women. The author describes the often marginal role women played in origin legends from antiquity until the 12th century, probing tensions between women in Biblical, Classical and medieval myths (such as Eve, Mary, Amazons, princesses, and countesses). Fine / fine. Item #E24064
ISBN: 9780691124094

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