Priests of the Goddess: Gender Transgression in Ancient Religion

@article{Roscoe1996PriestsOT,
  title={Priests of the Goddess: Gender Transgression in Ancient Religion},
  author={William Roscoe},
  journal={History of Religions},
  year={1996},
  volume={35},
  pages={195 - 230}
}
  • W. Roscoe
  • Published 1 February 1996
  • History
  • History of Religions
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