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The Resource European paganism : the realities of cult from antiquity to the Middle Ages, Ken Dowden

European paganism : the realities of cult from antiquity to the Middle Ages, Ken Dowden

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European paganism : the realities of cult from antiquity to the Middle Ages
Title
European paganism
Title remainder
the realities of cult from antiquity to the Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
Ken Dowden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
European Paganism provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of ancient pagan religions throughout the European continent. Before there where Christians, the peoples of Europe were pagans. Were they bloodthirsty savages hanging human offerings from trees? Were they happy ecologists, valuing the unpolluted rivers and mountains? In European Paganism Ken Dowden outlines and analyses the diverse aspects of pagan ritual and culture from human sacrifice to pilgrimage lunar festivals and tree worship. It includes:* a 'timelines' chart to aid with chronology* many qu
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1950-
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Dowden, Ken
Dewey number
200/.94
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL689
LC item number
.D68 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Europe
  • Paganism
  • RELIGION
  • TRAVEL
  • Paganism
  • Religion
  • Europe
Label
European paganism : the realities of cult from antiquity to the Middle Ages, Ken Dowden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-347) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Approaching paganism -- 2. Dividing the landscape -- 3. Focus I : spring, lake, river -- 4. Focus II : stone and tree -- 5. Area I : land -- 6. Area II : growth -- 7. Technology : statues, shrines and temples -- 8. Christian paganism -- 9. Pagan rite -- 10. Pagan time -- 11. A few aspects of gods -- 12. Priests -- 13. Cradle to grave -- 14. Unity is the thing
Control code
49414959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134810215
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49414959
Label
European paganism : the realities of cult from antiquity to the Middle Ages, Ken Dowden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-347) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Approaching paganism -- 2. Dividing the landscape -- 3. Focus I : spring, lake, river -- 4. Focus II : stone and tree -- 5. Area I : land -- 6. Area II : growth -- 7. Technology : statues, shrines and temples -- 8. Christian paganism -- 9. Pagan rite -- 10. Pagan time -- 11. A few aspects of gods -- 12. Priests -- 13. Cradle to grave -- 14. Unity is the thing
Control code
49414959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134810215
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49414959

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