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    DescriptionDivine Heiress explores the vital role of the Virgin Mary in the cultural and religious life of Constantinople in late antiquity. It shows how she was transformed from a humble Jewish maiden into a divine figure and supernatural protector of Constantinople. Vasiliki Limberis examines the cult of Mary in the context of the religious culture of the Mediterranean world and the imperial Christianity of the Roman Empire. The author looks at all the evidence for the cult but pays particular attention to the early hymns to the virgin. These hymns preserved the strong indigenous goddess traditions of Demeter/Persephone, Isis, Hecate and Athena. By studying them the author places the cult of Mary in its historical and cultural context.


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    Title
    Divine Heiress
    Subtitle
    The Virgin Mary and the Making of Christian Constantinople
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Vasiliki Limberis
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 212
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 420 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415096775
    ISBN 10: 0415096774
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, HBJD, HBLA
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCM
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: TH
    Libri: I-TH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Approval Code: A13553025
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, REL067040
    B&T Approval Code: A13603700
    BISAC V2.8: REL049000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DVT
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 232.91094961
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: BT652.R66L
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    DC20: 232.910949618
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 232.91/094961/8
    LC classification: BT652.R66 L56 1994
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, NHD, JBCC, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DTT
    Illustrations note
    1 map
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 September 1994
    Publication City/Country
    London