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When the Norns Have Spoken: Time and Fate in Germanic Paganism
This book argues that within Germanic paganism, considered not as mere cult but as a system of beliefs, it is possible to identify a conceptually coherent understanding of fate which detaches that idea from time, and connects it instead with an implicit theses about the nature of truth as written. Germanic cosmogony, as represented in such precise images as a worldtree, pr...more
Hardcover, 187 pages
Published November 11th 2004 by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
(first published October 2004)
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