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Poetry and law in Germanic myth

Stephen P. Schwartz

Poetry and law in Germanic myth

by Stephen P. Schwartz

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Germanic.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 59-61.

    Statementby Stephen P. Schwartz.
    SeriesUniversity of California publications. Folklore studies, 27
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL865 .S37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5301377M
    ISBN 100520094611
    LC Control Number72083099

    German: The basis of Old English (Anglo-Saxon) and representative of the Germanic family of languages (Danish, Dutch, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, etc.). Today German is the most widely spoken language in Europe. German, like Latin, is an inflected language, the study of which will refine one's understanding of grammar. History: Greece & Rome.   "Are There Echoes of the Ad Event in the Viking Ragnarok Myth? A Critical Appraisal." Environment and History (): – Print. Wanner, Kevin J. "Sewn Lips, Propped Jaws, and a Silent Áss (or Two): Doing Things with Mouths in Norse Myth." The Journal of English and Germanic Philology (): 1– Print.

      Annabel Lyon, The Golden Mean () Rather than adapting a classical myth per se, Lyon inhabits the minds of two ancient-historical figures shrouded in mythic significance: Aristotle, “the greatest mind of all time,” and his young pupil, Alexander the two characters are a study in opposite temperaments—Aristotle is icy-blooded and rational, Alexander moody and passionate—and.   CLASSICAL LANGUAGES. Latin—The language of the Romans, Latin, is the basis for modern Romance is a language of poetry and rhetoric, a logical language still used in medicine and science when the need arises for a new technical 's more, knowing Latin will help with English grammar and should improve your general reading vocabulary, which, in turn, will .

      The Indo-Europeans, speakers of the prehistoric parent language from which most European and some Asiatic languages are descended, most probably lived on the Eurasian steppes some five or six thousand years ago. Martin West investigates their traditional mythologies, religions, and poetries, and points to elements of common heritage. In The East Face of Helicon (), West 5/5(1). source book and a point of departure for historians. The great significance as an editor of Old Norse poetry and saga, as a recorder of the venerable myths and legends of the race, he did yeoman service in Among the various Germanic tribes the pagan mythology was gradually driven back as Christianity spread abroad: first of all in.


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Old English classical poetry, epitomised by Beowulf, follows the rules of traditional Germanic poetry outlined above, and is indeed a major source for reconstructing them. J.R.R. Tolkien's essay "On Translating Beowulf" analyses the rules as used in the poem.

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