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The Resource Nordic religions in the Viking Age, Thomas A. DuBois

Nordic religions in the Viking Age, Thomas A. DuBois

Label
Nordic religions in the Viking Age
Title
Nordic religions in the Viking Age
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. DuBois
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this work, Dubois unravels the history of the Nordic religions in the Viking Age and shows how these ancient beliefs and their oral traditions incorporated both a myriad of local beliefs and aspects of foreign religions, notably Christianity
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DuBois, Thomas A.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL860
LC item number
.D76 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Middle Ages series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Norse
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Godsdiensten
  • Oudnoords
  • Acculturatie
  • Religion
  • Germanen
  • Fornnordisk religion
Label
Nordic religions in the Viking Age, Thomas A. DuBois
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: communities of belief -- The cultures and history of the Viking-Age North -- Religions in the Viking Age: contexts and concepts for analysis -- Gods, guides, and guardians: spiritual aids -- Vistors from beyond: death, afterlife, and the problem of ghosts -- Concepts of health and healing -- The intercultural dimensions of the Seior Ritual -- The coming of the cross: religious and artistic effects -- Achieving faith: Christian themes and pagan functions -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm40925957
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9780812217148
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99022405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)40925957
Label
Nordic religions in the Viking Age, Thomas A. DuBois
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: communities of belief -- The cultures and history of the Viking-Age North -- Religions in the Viking Age: contexts and concepts for analysis -- Gods, guides, and guardians: spiritual aids -- Vistors from beyond: death, afterlife, and the problem of ghosts -- Concepts of health and healing -- The intercultural dimensions of the Seior Ritual -- The coming of the cross: religious and artistic effects -- Achieving faith: Christian themes and pagan functions -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm40925957
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9780812217148
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99022405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)40925957

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