Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Encyclopedia of Goddes...
 
by
Patricia Monaghan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  28 ratings  ·  1 review
Drawn from a variety of sources ranging from classical literature to early ethnographies to contemporary interpretations, the "Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines" provides a comprehensive introduction to the ways goddess figures have been viewed through the ages. This unique encyclopedia of over thousands of figures of feminine divinity describes the myths and attribut ...more
Hardcover, 2 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Greenwood Publishing Group (first published 2009)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 94)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Story Circle Book Reviews
"Who knew she had so many names?" Vicki Nobel says in her endorsement of the Encyclopedia of Goddesses & Heroines by Patricia Monaghan. She's referring to the Goddess known by different names, in various forms throughout time and the many cultures of the world. The book is a paperback version of two volumes originally published in hardcover in 2009.

I remember a university professor with whom I took an evening course on goddess spirituality in the mid-nineties saying that polytheism is so muc
...more
Samantha Dillon
Samantha Dillon marked it as to-read
Mar 23, 2015
Roberta
Roberta is currently reading it
Mar 11, 2015
Elizabeth Tillman
Elizabeth Tillman is currently reading it
Mar 02, 2015
Melody
Melody marked it as to-read
Mar 02, 2015
Alberto
Alberto marked it as to-read
Feb 22, 2015
Bre
Bre marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2015
Daria Paratico
Daria Paratico marked it as to-read
Feb 15, 2015
Rachelle
Rachelle marked it as to-read
Feb 02, 2015
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Jan 31, 2015
Ava M.
Ava M. marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2015
Connie
Connie marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2015
Juli Anna Herndon
Juli Anna Herndon marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2015
Barbara
Barbara marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2015
Ashleigh
Ashleigh marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2015
Megan
Megan marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2015
Kirsten
Kirsten marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2015
Jodi
Jodi marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2015
V.V.
V.V. marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2014
Mandy
Mandy marked it as to-read
Dec 17, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 next »
topics  posts  views  last activity   
author Patricia Monaghan 1 2 Apr 24, 2014 06:03PM  
The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog: The Landscape of Celtic Myth and Spirit The Goddess Path: Myths, Invocations, and Rituals The Goddess Companion: Daily Meditations on the Feminine Spirit The Book of Goddesses & Heroines Wild Girls: The Path of the Young Goddess

Share This Book