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Author Marinatos, Nanno.

Title Minoan kingship and the solar goddess : a Near Eastern koine / Nanno Marinatos.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  299.1 M338m 2010    ---  Available
Description x, 263 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The king and queen in art -- The king and queen as high priests -- Thrones of gods--thrones of kings -- The house of God -- Who sees the gods face to face? -- Minoan prophecy and royal power -- The cosmic mountain as a frontier -- The double axe, the ankh, and the ox head -- The rosette, half-rosette, and "incurved altar" -- Minoan afterlife beliefs -- The solar goddess of kingship -- The storm god -- Translating the gods of the religious koine -- Conclusions : a tribute to Sir Arthur Evans.
Subject Minoans -- Religion.
ISBN 9780252033926 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252033922 (cloth : alk. paper)

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