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Author Rabinowitz, Jacob.

Title The rotting goddess : the origin of the witch in classical antiquity's demonization of fertility religion / Jacob Rabinowitz.

Imprint Brooklyn, N.Y. : Autonomedia, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  292.21 R113r 1998    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 153 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-153).
Contents Part 1. Hekate. She is a tree of life : Hekate and the cosmic axis ; Queen of Heaven, queen of Hell : Hekate-Enodia ; Underneath the moon : Hekate and Luna ; A howling at the gate : Hekate veneration and the myth of the witch -- pt. 2. The witch. Descent of the goddess : the morphology of the witch ; Nigra sum sed formosa : the witch as archetype -- pt. 3. Conclusion -- pt. 4 Appendices. Pirkei ovoth, or, Bottled spirits ; Into the cauldron : shamanism and the Roman witch literature.
Subject Hecate (Greek deity)
Greece -- Religion.
Mythology, Classical.
Witchcraft -- History.
Witches -- History.
Hecate (Greek deity) (OCoLC)fst00954422
Mythology, Classical. (OCoLC)fst01031758
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Witchcraft. (OCoLC)fst01176327
Witches. (OCoLC)fst01176346
Greece. (OCoLC)fst01208380
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 157027035X

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