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Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic folklore, mythology, and magic

Author: Claude Lecouteux; Michael Moynihan, (Writer on Germanic languages)
Publisher: Rochester : Inner Traditions, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The legends of the Norse and Germanic regions of Europe--spanning from Germany and Austria across Scandinavia to Iceland and England--include a broad range of mythical characters and places, from Odin and Thor, to berserkers and Valhalla, to the Valkyries and Krampus. In this encyclopedia, Claude Lecouteux explores the origins, connections, and tales behind many gods, goddesses, magical beings, rituals, folk  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Lecouteux; Michael Moynihan, (Writer on Germanic languages)
ISBN: 9781620554807 1620554801
OCLC Number: 926062234
Description: xii, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Editor's Note How to Use this Encyclopedia --
Introduction Norse and Germanic Mythology and Folklore: Traditions of Considerable Influence --
Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and Magic From Aage to Zwiesauger --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Dictionnaire de mythologie germanique.
Responsibility: Claude Lecouteux ; translated by Jon E. Graham ; edited by Michael Moynihan.

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"For libraries with specialized collections in anthropology, folklore, and mythology." * Library Journal, Patricia D. Lothrop, May 2016 *

 
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