Portrait of a Priestess - Joan Breton Connelly
In this sumptuously illustrated book, Joan Breton Connelly gives us the first comprehensive cultural history of priestesses in the ancient Greek world. Connelly presents the fullest and most vivid picture yet of how priestesses lived and worked, from the most famous and sacred of them - the Delphic Oracle and the priestess of Athena Polias - to basket bearers and handmaidens. Treadwell's recommends.
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2007. Paperback, 421 pages. New.