Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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In the story of Branwen , marriage arrangements and a peace treaty are settled
over a feast ; Fergus is tragically ... THE MOST BEAUTIFUL woman in Ireland ,
married Midhir , a god of the Otherworld , who lived in the barrow of Bri Leith .
For example : Freyr married Gerd , a she was furious giant's daughter ; Njord
married Skadi , also and flatly a giantess . ... Utgarda would soon be overrun - but
if Freyja Loki , a lord of the giants , used magical art would not marry Thrym how ...
It was consid armed herself , donning helmet and The marriage was a difficult
one . ered lucky to have some gold on one's per mail - coat , and went to Asgard
to seek Skadi was the daughter of a mountain son at sea , so as not to arrive
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review