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Adam of Bremen already altar ancient Scandinavians appears Aryan race assigned Baldr battle belief blood called chariot chief pillars Christ Danish deities Denmark district doubt drinking Earl Hakon Earl Sigurd early Christian law evidence Eyrbyggja Saga faith festival Frey and Njord Freyja Fricco Frigg Gaular gave Germanic goddess grave-mound Gudbrand hammer heathen gods historical holy horgar image of Frey image of Thor Ingimund King Eirik King Hakon land landvcettir later mentioned mythical sagas mythology naturally Nerthus Njord and Frey Norway and Iceland Norwegian offered Olaf Tryggvason old religion passage peace and plenty poems poet Hallfred poetic poetry popular priest probable prominent Prose Edda reddened regarded RELIGION OF ANCIENT religious represented ring Roman sacrifice sacrificed Saxo Grammaticus says Scandinavian mythology Scandinavian religion settlers skalds Snorri statements stone Sweden temple tenth century Thor and Odin Thor's Thorgerd Thorgrim Thorolf Thorsness Thrandheim toast Upsala Valhall verse victory Younger Edda
Page ii - Professor RHYS DAVIDS, LL.D. , late Secretary of The Royal Asiatic Society. HINDUISM. By Dr. LD BARNETT, of the Department of Oriental Printed Books and MSS., British Museum. SCANDINAVIAN RELIGION. By WILLIAM A. CRAIGIE, Joint Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. CELTIC RELIGION; By Professor ANWYL, Professor of Welsh at University College, Aberystwyth. THE MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. By CHARLES SQUIRE, Author of The Mythology of the British Islands.
Page ii - ... SCANDINAVIAN RELIGION. By WILLIAM A. CRAIGIE, Joint Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. CELTIC RELIGION. By Professor ANWYL, Professor of Welsh at University College, Aberystwyth. THE MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. By CHARLES SQUIRE, Author of The Mythology of the British Islands. JUDAISM By ISRAEL ABRAHAMS, Lecturer in Talmudic Literature in Cambridge University, Author of Jewish Life in the Middle Ages.
Page ii - FRS, Lecturer on Ethnology at Cambridge University. THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT EGYPT. By Professor WM FLINDERS PETRIE, FRS THE RELIGION OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA. By THEOPHILUS G. PINCHES, late of the British Museum. BUDDHISM. 2 vols.
Page 27 - He rules over rain and sunshine and with that the growth of the earth, and it is good to call on him for prosperity and peace. He also rules over the wealth of men.
Page ii - The Religions of Ancient China. By Professor GILES, LL.D., Professor of Chinese in the University of Cambridge. The Religion of Ancient Greece. By JANE HARRISON, Lecturer at Newnham College, Cambridge, Author of "Prolegomena to Study of Greek Religion." Islam in India. By TW ARNOLD, Assistant Librarian at the India Office, Author of '• The Preaching of Islam.
Page 14 - Danish men, in their error, say that this Jove, whom they call Thor, was the son of Mercury, whom they call Odin, but they are not right because we read in books, both heathen and Christian, that the evil Jove is in fact Saturn's son.
Page ii - MA, CIE, late of HM's High Court of Judicature in Bengal, Author of The Spirit of Islam and The Ethics of Islam. MAGIC AND FETISHISM. By Dr. AC HADDON, FRS, Lecturer on Ethnology at Cambridge University. THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT EGYPT. By Professor WM FLINDERS PETRIE, FRS THE RELIGION OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA. By THEOPHILUS G. PINCHES, late of the British Museum. BUDDHISM.
Page 14 - ... Frigg and she knows the fates of all men, although she does not prophesy, as is said here, when O3in himself was speakng to that god known as Loki: You're insane, Loki, and out of your senses, Loki, why don't you desist? I think that Frigg knows the whole of fate although she herself says nothing. O3in is called All-father because he is the father of all the gods.