The language of the goddess: unearthing the hidden symbols of western civilization

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Harper, 1991 - Religion - 388 pages
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"The purpose of this book is to present the pictorial 'script' for the religion of the Old European Great Goddess, consisting of signs, symbols, and images of the divinities."--Introduction, p. xv.

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Again.... It wasn't what I was expecting. This is a reference book Read full review

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Gimbutas was a powerhouse of excellent research and commitment to her area of study. A fundamental resource text. Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Marija Gimbutas (1921-1994) was Professor of European Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Curator of Old World Archaeology at what is now the Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Her book "The Living Goddesses (California, 1999) was published in April 1999.

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