Heathen Gods in Old English Literature

Heathen Gods in Old English Literature

by Richard North, North Richard
     
 

A redefinition of Anglo-Saxon paganism as a natural religion with a heathen god, Ingui, at its heart.See more details below

Overview

A redefinition of Anglo-Saxon paganism as a natural religion with a heathen god, Ingui, at its heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521551830
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England Series, #22
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Nerthus and Terra Mater: Anglian religion in the first century; 2. Ingui of Bernicia; 3. Ingui's cult remembered: Ing and the ingefolc; 4. Woden's witchcraft; 5. 'Uoden de cuius stirpe': the role of Woden in royal genealogy; 6. Aspects of Ingui: -geot and Geat; 7. The cult of Ingui in Beowulf; 8. Ingui's marriage: natural phenomena; 9. Ingui's death: the world-tree sacrifice; 10. Paulinus and the stultus error: the Anglo-Saxon conversion; Bibliography; Index.

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