Lady of the Beasts

The Goddess and Her Sacred Animals
By (author) Buffie Johnson
Lady of the Beasts
The Goddess and Her Sacred Animals
By (author) Buffie Johnson

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Pages : 400

Book Size : 7.25 x 9

ISBN-13 : 9780892815234

Imprint : Inner Traditions

On Sale Date : November 01, 1994

Format : Paperback Book

Illustrations : 50 color and 350 b&w illustrations

This is the classic book on the Goddess as defined by the ancient societies that worshiped her, richly illustrated with art and artifacts from prehistory to the present.
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About Lady of the Beasts

This vivid and provocative book provides an unparelleled overview of the Goddess as she was defined by the ancient societies whose people worshiped her. The author spent more than four decades studying Goddess images--statues, religious artifacts, and art--from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and other parts of the world. With more than 400 magnificent illustrations and photographs (many in color) of historic and prehistoric objects, this book provides a diverse display of stunning images that focus on the Goddess in relation to her sacred animals.

Author Bio
Buffie Johnson is a widely acclaimed artist who has worked with Francis Picabia and exhibited with Jackson Pollack, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning.
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Book Praise

Book Praise

"Contains a wealth of symbolic material on the Goddess, presented through the perceptive eye of an artist."
Merlin Stone, author of When God Was a Woman

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