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Old Norse Religion in Long-Term Perspectives

Origins, Changes & Interactions

Anders Andrén (Editor), Kristina Jennbert (Editor)


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Consisting of more than 70 papers written by scholars concerned with pre-Christian Norse religion, the articles discuss subjects such as archaeology, art history, historical archaeology, history, history of ideas, theological history, literature, onomastics, Scandinavian languages, and Scandinavian studies. The interdisciplinary aim of the book brings together text-based and material-based researchers to improve scholarly exchange and dialogue and provide a variety of contributions that elucidate topics such as worldview and cosmology, ritual and religious practice, myth and memory, as well as reception and present-day use of old Norse religion.

Nordic Academic Press, 9789189116818, 416pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2006

About the Author

Anders Andrén is a professor of archeology at Stockholm University, Sweden. Kristina Jennbert is an associate professor of archeology at Lund University, Sweden.