Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions

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Manchester University Press, 1988 - 268 páginas
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Reseña de usuario  - kgreply - LibraryThing

Academically detailed to the point of being boring, mainly Ireland, Iceland, Germany; catalogs and describes locations, archaeological finds, stories under: Holy places, Feasting & sacrifice, Rites of battle, Land-spirits & ancestors,Foreknowledge & destiny, The other world, Ruling powers. Leer reseña completa

Review: Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions

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I've read this book - at least in parts - at least five times. It has such a richness of information about both Celtic and Germanic religions and their overlap - that it is too much to absorb in one ... Leer reseña completa

Índice

Introduction
1
Holy places
13
Feasting and sacrifice
36
The rites of battle
69
Landspirits and ancestors
102
The Other World
161
The ruling powers
190
Conclusion
217
Bibliography
246
Index
259
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