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Goddesses in world mythology

Martha Ann

Goddesses in world mythology

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goddesses -- Dictionaries,
  • Mythology -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 531-542) and indexes.

    StatementMartha Ann, Dorothy Myers Imel.
    ContributionsImel, Dorothy Myers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL473.5 .A66 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 655 p. :
    Number of Pages655
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1421317M
    ISBN 100874367158
    LC Control Number93031496


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