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Dictionary of northern mythology

Author: Rudolf Simek
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reference work of over 1700 entries, covering the mythology and religion of heathen Germanic tribes from 1500BC to 1000AD. The culture of the Scandinavians, Goths, Angles and Saxons stretched from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Simek
ISBN: 0859913694 9780859913690 0859915131 9780859915137
OCLC Number: 27266483
Description: xiv, 424 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to the English edition --
Introduction --
List of abbreviations; glossary of specialized terms; spelling and pronunciation of Icelandic names; dictionary.
Other Titles: Lexikon der germanischen Mythologie.
Responsibility: Rudolf Simek ; translated by Angela Hall.

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