Old Norse religion in long-term perspectives: origins, by Anders Andren, Kristina Jennbert

By Anders Andren, Kristina Jennbert

Which include greater than 70 papers written by means of students all for pre-Christian Norse faith, the articles speak about topics reminiscent of archaeology, artwork historical past, old archaeology, historical past, heritage of principles, theological historical past, literature, onomastics, Scandinavian languages, and Scandinavian stories. The interdisciplinary goal of the ebook brings jointly text-based and material-based researchers to enhance scholarly trade and discussion and supply quite a few contributions that elucidate themes equivalent to worldview and cosmology, ritual and non secular perform, fantasy and reminiscence, in addition to reception and present-day use of outdated Norse faith.

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