Folklore Relics of Early Village Life

Folklore Relics of Early Village Life

by George Laurence Gomme
     
 

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1883. This book was not offered as a scientific exposition of folklore by the author. It takes us no further than the village home. It looks out into the surroundings, but it only as distant a landscape as when we are fitting in the family circle listening to the tales of old times and old doings. Contents: settlement of the village; foundation of sacrifice;…  See more details below

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1883. This book was not offered as a scientific exposition of folklore by the author. It takes us no further than the village home. It looks out into the surroundings, but it only as distant a landscape as when we are fitting in the family circle listening to the tales of old times and old doings. Contents: settlement of the village; foundation of sacrifice; occupation of the homestead; house spirits; house gods as gods of agriculture; early domestic customs; and the village marriage.

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ISBN-13:
9781161392357
Publisher:
Kessinger Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/23/2010
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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