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    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Women in Religious Art

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Women in Religious Art by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, Continuum Publishing Co., 1996. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 704.9424 A quick, specialized dictionary focused on images, roles and symbols related to women in religious art. Over 2,000 brief entries focus on the world’s major religions. Examples include: Bestiary, Golden Legend, Saint Mary Magdalene, and Willow. An appendix lists variant names of “historical and legendary” women (Contents, iii). Helpful for: Humanities, Religious Studies, Women’s Studies, Humanities V Art Paper