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Celtic and Scandinavian Religions

by J. A. MacCulloch

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9832579M
    ISBN 100766135683
    ISBN 109780766135680

    Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia, and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period. The northernmost extension of Germanic mythology, Norse mythology consists of tales of various deities, beings, and heroes derived from numerous sources from both before and after the. The popular image of the Viking as a horn-helmeted berserker plying the ocean in a dragon-headed long boat is firmly fixed in history. Imagining Viking "conquerors" as much more numerous, technologically superior, and somehow inherently more warlike than their neighbors has overshadowed the cooperation and cultural exchange which characterized much of the Viking Age.4/5(1).

      H.R. Elllis Davidson, The Lost Beliefs of Northern Europe (Routledge: London, ) H.R. Elllis Davidson, Myths and Symbols of Pagan Europe: early Scandinavia and Celtic religions (Syracuse University Press: New York, ) Thomas A. DuBois, Nordic Religions in the Viking Age (University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, ) Benjamin Author: Riley Winters.   The Mysterious Spirit of my Hearth Inheritance. This book is mainly concerned with the format and content of pre-Christian Scandinavian religion, using Celtic and Germanic equivalents as a means of reference, support and comparison.5/5(5).

    Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions. Author. Davidson, H. Publisher. Syracuse University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ Celtic religion - Celtic religion - Beliefs, practices, and institutions: Little is known about the religious beliefs of the Celts of Gaul. They believed in a life after death, for they buried food, weapons, and ornaments with the dead. The druids, the early Celtic priesthood, taught the doctrine of transmigration of souls and discussed the nature and power of the gods.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Format: Paperback. The author compares Celtic mythology and religion with the beliefs of early Scandinavian society. Vikings and Norsemen who raided British shores ruled parts of Britain for centuries.

The religion of the Scandinavians was the same as the religious beliefs and practices of 5/5(1). The Celtic and Scandinavian Religions and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - 5/5(1). The author compares Celtic mythology and religion with the beliefs of early Scandinavian society. Vikings and Norsemen who raided British shores ruled parts of Britain for centuries.

The religion of the Scandinavians was the same as the religious beliefs and practices of their fellow Teutonic /5.

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The Celtic and Scandinavian Religions. London: Constable and Company Ltd., Reprint. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth with silver titling to spine; index. Overall, a tight and bright Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket.

The Celtic and Scandinavian Religions by J a MacCulloch,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17). This book provides a comprehensive overview of Celtic mythology and religion, encompassing numerous aspects of ritual and belief. Topics include the presence of the Celtic Otherworld and its inhabitants, cosmology and sacred cycles, wisdom texts, mythological symbolism, folklore and legends, and an appreciation of the natural world.

Highly readable and densely informative, this general survey of Celtic and Scandinavian mythology and its beliefs and practices, first published inremains an excellent resource. Readers in comparative mythology and fans of Arthurian, Celtic, and epic fantasy fiction will find this book a Pages: Ancient Celtic religion, commonly known as Celtic paganism, comprises the religious beliefs and practices adhered to by the Iron Age people of Western Europe now known as the Celts, roughly between BCE and CE, spanning the La Tène period and the Roman era, and in the case of the Insular Celts the British and Irish Iron Age.

Buy Celtic and Scandinavian Religions Second by J.A. MacCulloch (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : J.A. MacCulloch. The author compares Celtic mythology and religion with the beliefs of early Scandinavian society.

Vikings and Norsemen who raided British shores ruled parts of Britain for centuries. The religion of the Scandinavians was the same as the religious beliefs and practices of their fellow Teutonic and Germanic tribes and their chief deities and religious rituals were liek those of Teutonic people.

Yet, few people realize the significance of the similarities and contrasts between the religions of the pre-Christian people of north-western Europe.

The Celts and Germans and Scandinavians had much in common in their religious practices and beliefs, and this is /5(40). The Celtic people --Aspects of nature worship --Mythic aspects --The deities in Gaul --The deities of the British Celtic tribes --The deities of the Goidels in Ireland --Mythical heroes --Worship and its accessories --The priesthood --The powers of magic --The future life --The world as regarded by the Celts --A Celtic wonderland --Morality.

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(John Arnott), Celtic and Scandinavian religions. London, New York, Hutchinson's University. The author compares Celtic mythology and religion with the beliefs of early Scandinavian society.

Vikings and Norsemen who raided British shores ruled parts of Britain for centuries. The religion of the Scandinavians was the same as the religious beliefs and practices of their fellow Teutonic and Germanic tribes, and their chief deities and Brand: Chicago Review Press.

Old Norse religion, also known as Norse paganism Anglo-Saxons, Greenlandic Inuit, and various speakers of Celtic and Slavic languages. Economic, marital, and religious exchange occurred between the Norse and many of these other groups.

both from earlier Scandinavian religions and elements introduced from elsewhere. The Celtic and Scandinavian religions. [J A MacCulloch] A study of the disparate religions and mythologies which have dominated Celtic and Scandinavian regions. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Focusing primarily on the Teutonic and Scandinavian gods rather than the Celtic, this book covers the Norse pantheon in its various mutations and permutations throughout prerecorded time to the establishment of the Icelandic Sagas in the 13th century, when they were finally written down in an only slightly influenced (by Christianity) form/5.EXCERPT: This book provides a comprehensive overview of Celtic mythology and religion, encompassing numerous aspects of ritual and belief.

Topics include the presence of the Celtic Otherworld and its inhabitants, cosmology and sacred cycles, wisdom texts, mythological symbolism, folklore and legends, and an appreciation of the natural world.Academically detailed to the point of being boring, mainly Ireland, Iceland, Germany; catalogs and describes locations, archaeological finds, stories under: Holy places, Feasting & sacrifice, Rites of battle, Land-spirits & ancestors,Foreknowledge & destiny, The other world, Ruling powers.2/5(1).