An Annotated & Illustrated Collection of Worldwide Links
to Mythologies, Fairy Tales & Folklore,
Sacred Arts & Traditions
Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D.
THE NEAR EAST
A Canaanite (Phoenician) Goddess of Fertility,
Mistress of Animals
(The Louvre: ivory box lid indicating Minoan influence in the flounced skirt)
[Beautifully photographed against golden grain
in Time/Life's series, TimeFrame: 1500-600 BC, 1987:60.]
Under construction -- please be patient
Menu of Mything Links'
Near Eastern pages:
The Tigris-EuphratesRiver Valley
(also known as Mesopotamia, Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria)
(which once covered much of modern Syria, Jordan, Lebanon,
Palestine and Israel)
(which once covered much of modern Turkey)
The Three Monotheisms: Judaism, Christianity & Islam
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© This text is copyright 1999-2000 by Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D.
All rights reserved.Note: Bar-separators are a detail cropped from the famous Standard of Ur (c.2600-2400 BCE), found in Time/Life's series, MYTH AND MANKIND: Epics of Early Civilization: Middle Eastern Myth, 1998:54.
Page created 11 February 2000
(with portions "transplanted" from the original Near Eastern opening page).