Mother of the Gods: From Cybele to the Virgin Mary (Hardback)
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Short Description for Mother of the Gods Worshiped throughout the ancient Mediterranean world, the "Mother of the Gods" was known by a variety of names. Among peoples of Asia Minor, where her cult first began, she often shared the names of local mountains.
- Published: 26 November 2004
- Format: Hardback 212 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780801879852 ISBN 10: 080187985X
- Sales rank: 955,040
Full description for Mother of the Gods
This important work by a major scholar of ancient religion traces the history of the Mother of the Gods, originally an Anatolian deity whose cult spread through the Hellenistic, Roman, and ultimately Christian worlds, through shifting cultural and historical contexts.