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The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Sir William Alexander Craigie
 

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The author, an expert in the Icelandic language and its rousing rìmur (epic poetry), traces Aryan myth and legend back to its roots—most of which was suppressed by the early Christians. Here are tales of Thor, Odin, and other gods; their objects of worship, temples, images, rites, secrets, and more.

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The author, an expert in the Icelandic language and its rousing rìmur (epic poetry), traces Aryan myth and legend back to its roots—most of which was suppressed by the early Christians. Here are tales of Thor, Odin, and other gods; their objects of worship, temples, images, rites, secrets, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464988
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
1,265,638
File size:
295 KB

Meet the Author


William A. Craigie (1867–1957) was a Scottish philologist and lexicographer. Born in Dundee and educated there and at St. Andrews, he also attended Balliol College, Oxford. He studied old Icelandic in Copenhagen. His book Scandinavian Folk-Lore was published in 1897.

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