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The Resource Sacred wells : a study in the history, meaning, and mythology of holy wells & waters, Gary R. Varner

Sacred wells : a study in the history, meaning, and mythology of holy wells & waters, Gary R. Varner

Label
Sacred wells : a study in the history, meaning, and mythology of holy wells & waters
Title
Sacred wells
Title remainder
a study in the history, meaning, and mythology of holy wells & waters
Statement of responsibility
Gary R. Varner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sacred Wells is an in depth study of springs, wells and waters that have been venerated from California to Cornwall, Russia to Australia. Tales of faeries, black hounds, hauntings and miraculous cures are explored. Many of these sites are still locations for religious festivals and ritual, unchanging for hundreds of years. The book is illustrated with photos taken by the author
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Varner, Gary R
Dewey number
201/.77
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR690
LC item number
.V37 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holy wells
  • Holy water
  • RELIGION
  • Holy water
  • Holy wells
Label
Sacred wells : a study in the history, meaning, and mythology of holy wells & waters, Gary R. Varner
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
The sacred well in ancient history -- Spotlight on sacred wells -- Sacred wells- holy trees -- Wells and votive offerings -- Myths and legends -- Healing wells and springs -- Ancient and contemporary rituals observed at holy wells -- An historical perspective on holy wells -- Holy wells and divine apparitions -- Holy wells in today's world -- Place names and the danger of language -- What makes healing water heal? -- Gazetteer -- Resources
Control code
457044470
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 188 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875867182
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)457044470
Label
Sacred wells : a study in the history, meaning, and mythology of holy wells & waters, Gary R. Varner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
The sacred well in ancient history -- Spotlight on sacred wells -- Sacred wells- holy trees -- Wells and votive offerings -- Myths and legends -- Healing wells and springs -- Ancient and contemporary rituals observed at holy wells -- An historical perspective on holy wells -- Holy wells and divine apparitions -- Holy wells in today's world -- Place names and the danger of language -- What makes healing water heal? -- Gazetteer -- Resources
Control code
457044470
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 188 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875867182
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)457044470

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