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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press (Dec 1 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0750950641
  • ISBN-13: 978-0750950640
  • Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 2.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 299 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,082,598 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Mr Ashe deploys real scholarship in crisp ironical, stimulating prose' Sunday Times'Mr Ashe makes an honorably sharp distinction between his history and his speculation, and his book is thought-provoking' Philip Toynbee in the Observer

About the Author

Geoffrey Ashe is a well-known and respected writer on Arthurian myth and legend, and is the author of Merlin, King Arthur's Avalon, The Discovery of King Arthur and The Hell-Fire Clubs. He lives at the foot of Glastonbury Tor.

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Geoffrey Ashe's book "The Virgin" Dec 23 2012
By Tterrence Saunders - Published on Amazon.com
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A very learned essay if quite unorthodox one on the rise of the veneration of Our Lady in and outside the Christian Church. I'd recommend it to all denominations,Roman Catholic,Anglican,Protestant and Eastern orthodox alike.
Full of historical facts and reference as well as interesting speculation.I have a copy both for myself and my sister.
An exciting book.
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The Virgin: Mary's Cult and the Re-emergence of the Goddess Feb. 1 2010
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I absolutely love this book and think that it's wonderful. I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in Mary and Her history.


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