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Egeler, Matthias

Walküren, Bodbs, Sirenen

Gedanken zur religionsgeschichtlichen Anbindung Nordwesteuropas an den mediterranen Raum

[Valkyries, Bodbs, Sirens. Thoughts on the Impact of the Mediterranean on the History of Religion in North-Western Europe]

Series:Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Ergänzungsbände 71

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    Publication Date:
    December 2010
    Copyright year:
    2011
    ISBN
    978-3-11-024661-2
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    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 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.

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    ix, 597 pages
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    History of Religion; Cultural Contacts; Valkyries; Demons of Death; Legendary Figure; Cultural Studies
    Readership:
    Academics, Institutes, Libraries

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    Reviews

    "Die sprachlich und quellenmäßig weit ausgreifende, gründliche und grundlegende Untersuchung schließt mit einer umfänglichen Bibliographie und einem knappen Register."
    Klaus Düwel in: Germanistik 1-2/2011

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