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The Artifice of Daidalos: Modern Minoica as Religious Focus in Contemporary Paganism

Issue: Vol 8 No. 2 (2017) Special Issue: New Antiquities, part 1

Journal: International Journal for the Study of New Religions

Subject Areas: Religious Studies

DOI: 10.1558/ijsnr.37403


This paper examines the representation of Minoan Crete within the feminist Goddess Movement, separatist, feminist, Dianic Witchcraft, and the maleonly Minoan Brotherhood. Analysis and critique of the matriarchalist understanding of Minoan material culture by these groups demonstrates that it is interpreted in a highly ideological manner that has little to do with actual Minoan religion.

Author: Caroline Tulley

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