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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
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BL793.C7 M337 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001189588
Descript x, 263 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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