Lost Goddesses of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths
"Charlene Spretnak has succeeded extremely well in presenting pure characterizations of the Old European goddesses as they were revered for millennia, long before the Indo-European elements were imposed to create Olympian mythology".--Marija Gimbutas, author of THE LANGUAGE OF THE GODDESS. "Charlene Sprenak rediscovers the goddesses' early significance and in fascinating portraits restores them to their original glory".--Publishers Weekly.
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