Magna Dea was the “Great Goddess” of Syria who was worshipped at Hierapolis, “Holy City.” Similar title was given to all goddess throughout the Roman Empire, which was beginning to adopt feminine monotheism but interrupted by Jewish, Persian, and Christian patriarchal influence. A.G.H
The “Great Goddess” of Syria worshipped especially in Hierapolis, “Holy City.” The same title was given to all Goddesses throughout the Roman empire, which was merging on a concept of female monotheism when the Jewish, Persian and Christian patriarchy set in. A.G.H..
Walker, Barbara G. The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets. New York, HarperCollins, 1983. p. 570