On the Trail of Europa

On the Trail of Europa

By Donald N. Yates

With a copy of Riane Eisler’s The Chalice and the Blade in hand, Donald and Teresa Yates travel through Italy, Croatia, Greece and Turkey in the summer of 2011 searching for vestiges of Old Europe and the Great Goddess. They hear from a Roman taxi driver about the emerging problems of the European Union and visit the ancient ruins of the Mater Magna cult in Ostia. After spending time with a Veronese glass artist at her remote farmhouse in Soave wine country and taking ship from Venice to Greece and Turkey, with ports of call in Bari and Dubrovnik, they return to Rome, the City of the Popes with more churches dedicated to the Mother of God than any other place on earth.

“What a delicious romp through the truly sacred, not just what we are told is sacred and is not. In addition to color photographs and a general travelogue, you also get the good, bad and ugly of it all—transportation, hotels, banks, etc. I had no idea St. Anthony functioned as a male Madonna holding the Baby Jesus on street corners in Italy. Seeking out the Goddess is not for the faint of heart!”

Duann Kier, Return of the Divine Feminine, Rise of the Divine Masculine

Journal by Donald N. Yates of travels through Italy, Croatia, Greece and Turkey in the summer of 2011, with photographs of Rome, Venice, Verona, Ephesus and other sites. The author comments on the emerging society of the European Union and takes notes on ancient ruins of the Mater Magna or Great Goddess cult. The author and his wife spend time with an Italian friend at her remote farmhouse in Soave wine country and take a cruise from Venice to Greece and Turkey with ports of call in Dbrovnik and Bari.

First sentence
“To know the origins of Europa one may as well start by inspecting her genealogy. This goes back to Io, after whom the Ionian Sea is called. The trail leads back to Asia Minor or Turkey, Canaan and the island of Crete…”

128 pp.

 

You may also enjoy watching the following free videos by Donald N. Yates…

First Day in Rome (8:15)
Sailing into Venice (7:04)
Dubrovnik Port of Call for Voyager of the Seas (6:35)
Turkey (6:59)
Bari Shore Excursion (5:23)
On the Trail of the Goddess in Northern Italy (10:00)
Casa Colorada:  Glass Studio of Francesca Bortolaso in Verona (5:02)
Venice II (5:59)
Naples on the Green Line (1:55)
Burano (3:06)
Cannaregio (3:14)
Last Day in Venice (3:48)
On the Trail of the Goddess in Ostia Antica (7:26)
 Pompeii (3:40)
Villa Giulia (4:38)
Farewell to Rome (7:23)

Copyright: Donald N. Panther-Yates (Standard Copyright License)
Edition: 3rd Edition
Publisher: Panther’s Lodge Publishers
Published: 2020
Language: English
Pages: 91