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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User Review  - Claire Goodbody - Goodreads

Superb. Many colour illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - Flint Johnson - Goodreads

I find Gimbutas' work to be stimulating, suffering mainly from two issues. First, she based her work here on her efforts of decades past which was limited by the development of archeology at the time ... Read full review


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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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