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The Resource Priestess of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson

Priestess of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson

Label
Priestess of Avalon
Title
Priestess of Avalon
Statement of responsibility
Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Known to the Romans as Helena on the holy isle of Avalon, British princess Eilan fulfills her destiny to bridge the pagan world of the goddess and the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine, and when she travels to the Holy Land she discovers a truth that transcends any religion. Not since The Mists of Avalon has there been such a powerful & mesmerizing portrait of goddess-powered womanhood & women's spirituality. In Priestess of Avalon, the legendary Marion Zimmer Bradley once again reaches back in time to create a magnificent prequel to her undying classic of Camelot. Priestess of Avalon tells the timeless story of Eilan--known to the Romans as Helena--a British princess raised on the holy isle of Avalon as she grows from maiden to mother to wise woman. It is Helena's destiny--at a crucial turning point in western history--to bridge the pagan world of the goddess & the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine. When Helena embarks on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land she will find the intrinsic truth that transcends both the old religion & the new. The legions of fans who cherish The Mists of Avalon will find its promise brought to rich fulfillment in Priestess of Avalon. For those new to the series, undreamed-of enchantment awaits
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Summary
Tells the timeless story of Eilan, known to the Romans as Helena, a British princess raised on the holy isle of Avalon, as she grows from maiden to mother to wise woman. It is Helena's destiny, at a crucial turning point in Western history, to bridge the pagan world of the goddess and the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine. When Helena embarks on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, she finds the intrinsic truth that transcends both the old religion and the new
Theme
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Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
016706
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, Marion Zimmer
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Paxson, Diana L
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Avalon Series
Series volume
0006
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Helena
  • Constantius
  • Constantius
  • Helena
  • Merlin
  • Avalon (Legendary place)
  • Romans
  • Christian women saints
  • Druids and druidism
  • Women priests
  • Britons
  • Avalon (Legendary place)
  • Britons
  • Christian women saints
  • Druids and druidism
  • Merlin (Legendary character)
  • Romans
  • Women priests
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Priestess of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
402962
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xv, 394 pages
Isbn
9780670910236
Lccn
00051254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical chart
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670910236
  • (OCoLC)45446468
Label
Priestess of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
402962
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xv, 394 pages
Isbn
9780670910236
Lccn
00051254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical chart
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670910236
  • (OCoLC)45446468

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