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Walkuren, Bodbs, Sirenen: Gedanken Zur Religionsgeschichtlichen Anbindung Nordwesteuropas an Den Mediterranen Raum Matthias Egeler

Walkuren, Bodbs, Sirenen: Gedanken Zur Religionsgeschichtlichen Anbindung Nordwesteuropas an Den Mediterranen Raum

Matthias Egeler

Published December 15th 2010
ISBN : 9783110246612
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597 pages
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This work considers Valkyries in the medieval Scandinavian mythology and literature and places them in the context of the early history of European religion. Drawing on textual and archaeological sources, a detailed review of Celtic, Etruscan andMoreThis work considers Valkyries in the medieval Scandinavian mythology and literature and places them in the context of the early history of European religion. Drawing on textual and archaeological sources, a detailed review of Celtic, Etruscan and Graeco-Roman female demons of the battlefield and of death is presented, and their remarkable similarity with the Valkyries analysed against the background of Mediterranean-transalpine cultural contacts.