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The Great Goddesses of Egypt
The great goddesses of Egypt inspired magnificent temples and art and a literature that speaks of their supreme importance to the ancients--men and women, royalty and commoners. In this book Barbara S. Lesko follows the changing fortunes, over thousands of years, of the seven most significant Egyptian goddesses: Nut, Neith, Nekhbet, Wadjet, Hathor, Mut, and Isis. Some appe ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published November 15th 1999 by University of Oklahoma Press
(first published November 1999)
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This book covers all of the major goddesses of ancient Egypt and can be considered an essential reference book for anyone researching this field. Ms. Lesko takes you through the various incarnations of these goddesses and shows how their popularity was influenced by political situations and what families from where were in power. A good overview of this topic.