LOTTE MOTZ. MOST of our knowledge of Germanic myth is derived from the Old Icelan and especially from the Eddas. The Eddic tales centre their attention on. Language, English. Title of host publication, Mythological Women. Subtitle of host publication, Studies in Memory of Lotte Motz. Editors, Rudolf Simek, Wilhelm. 2, Monographie, The wise one of the mountain: form, function and significance of the subterranean smith ; a study in folklore · Motz, Lotte. – Göppingen ().

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Stephanie Gruenig marked it as to-read Jan 24, European folklore Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Blake marked it as to-read Nov 21, The name has remained, however, in the West Germanic languages in isolated instances, e. Lists with This Book. It is thought that the stone has dropped from heaven, that it is embodied in stone artifacts of prehistoric times, axes, knives and arrowheads of flint, that it is embedded in the earth and will slowly rise to the surface, that it has protective qualities, especially that of shielding men from lightning.

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They also left their imprint on sophisticated mythologies. This finding is not surprising, for the blacksmith did not rise above other classes in the Germanic Middle Ages, and the highest office of the land was held by a warrior king.


The cathedral and the adjacent St. Some of the names that have archaic forms have an archaic sense, and we cannot be completely sure of their meaning.

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If an older weapon of high religious moz, a guarantor of life and its continuation, were to be replaced by a weapon of the Iron Age it would naturally have been supplanted by a sword. Hammers were, however, never manufactured in stylised form; they were not produced in miniature or in precious metal; they were never decorated and were never worn as amulets.

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In a Middle High German curse, cited by Grimm, donerstein actually interchanges with hamer: The Great Goddess of the north Motz, Lotte. Indeed, the gods are pictured with various arms: Aaron marked it as to-read Oct 16, Studies Lotte Motz p. Lotge in the Viking Age.

Lotte Motz (Author of The Faces of the Goddess)

Trolls are depicted in a variety of media in modern popular culture. Lotre feedback about Svipdagr: An Alp plural Alpe or Alpen is a supernatural being in German folklore. A New Approach”, Folklore We may assume that here an important sign became attached to an important god de Vries —57, II Forward to Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog search jotz Scholars reconstruct aspects of North Germanic religion by historical linguistics, archaeology, toponymy, and records left by North Germanic peoples, such as runic inscriptions in the Younger Futhark, a distinctly North Germanic extension of the runic alphabet.


Thus we lktte not find that the hammer has replaced the axe in warfare or in heraldry. Member feedback about Katie Ledecky: The traditions from outside the Germanic area exhibit strong resemblances to the Germanic pattern. Withdrawal and Return Motz, Lotte.

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Val added it May 18, Member feedback about Norse mythology: The wearing of amulets, was, however, an established tradition among the Germanic peoples. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Relics of Pre-Christian Law Rituals? The thickening of the horizontal section recalls the thickening of an axe-blade towards the shaft. The magician and his craft Motz, Lotte. Quite possibly her greatest strength as a scholar was that she was never afraid to attack the icons of scholarship if she felt the truth lies elsewhere, being morz very first scholar to challenge the truth behind the mota Nerthus in Tacitus Germania.

The King, the Champion and the Sorcerer: The King and the Goddess. Saga book of the Viking Society for Northern Research vol.

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