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

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Syracuse University Press, 1988 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 268 pages
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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. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Holy places
13
Feasting and sacrifice
36
The rites of battle
69
Landspirits and ancestors
102
Foreknowledge and destiny
134
The Other World
167
The ruling powers
196
Conclusion
217
References
229
Bibliography
246
Index
259
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