Odin and the indogermanic mannerbunde journal of indoeuropean studies monograph by kershaw, priscilla k isbn. A book that is a depth of dark occult knowledge equaled to a thousand black suns. An etymological reflex of celtic lugus is possibly found in loki a germanic god described as a hypostasis of odin by. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde by kris kershaw. The primary purpose of kris kershaw s the oneeyed god. The radical political movement known as the altright is, without question, a twentyfirst century phenomenon unlike earlier radical right movements, the altright operates natively within the political medium of late modernity cyberspace because it emerged within that medium and has been continuously shaped by its ongoing development.
In this work, kris kershaw explores the relationship between odin and berserk, not. The 10 best advanced norse mythology books norse mythology. This is much more than just solid, factual information about odin and the people whose deity he was, for odin was the god of the einheriar, of the germanic and viking mannerbunde, the furor teutonicus and the war bands of the great folk wandering that shaped so. It is published by the journal of indoeuropean studies, written by kris kershaw. The asgardsreien, peter nicolai arbos 1872 oil painting, depicts the scandinavian version of the wild hunt, with odin leading the hunting party.
Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde kris kershaw. The wild hunt has been depicted on two different cards in magic. Kris kershaw the oneeyed god odin and the indogermanic. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde by kris kershaw isbn 0941694747. The one eyed god referring to odin, is a dense and academic work focusing on the central tenets revolving around the myth of odin wodanaz and the various symbolic attributes that are ascribed to or involved with him, mainly speaking, the male oriented cult of initiation, the mannerbunde. This is a remarkably comprehensive study of the god odin and related indoeuropean, or what the author frequently calls indo germanic, mythological figures.
I know many people dont peruse academic research papers for fun, but kris kershaws book is so great that it was a pleasure to read. Dec 06, 2010 open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. View kris kershaw s profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde journal of indoeuropean studies monograph by kershaw, priscilla k isbn. Amsterdamer beitrage zur alteren germanistik, 55, 263 265. Mar 29, 2017 to quote kershaw in her the one eyed god. However i recently chatted with an academic who felt that a lot of the reasoning was outdated. Detailing the germanic ancestor cult, the wild hunt, and common mis conceptions of germanic mannerbunde. In order to get the grounding i spoke of above, and to understand how the various things posted on the facebook page and here pertain to the wolfcult, i suggest the same book ive been suggesting for over a decade now. Homosexuality amongst the ancient heruli connell odonovan. Innangard and utangard norse mythology for smart people. Etymology, germanic civilization, indoeuropean languages, mythology, indoeuropean, norse mythology, odin norse deity, societies and clubs, vratyas, young men.
Aug 14, 2017 to quote kershaw in her the one eyed god. Odin and the indogermanic mannerbunde by kris kershaw institute for the study of man, washington dc. Kershaw argues that odin was not actually oneeyed and that the mimir story is a later addition. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde, on librarything. The parallelism of odin and christ during the period of open coexistence of christianity and norse paganism in. This is the first dissertation i have read cover to cover. Kris kershaw the oneeyed god odin and the indogermanic mannerbunde free ebook download as pdf file. In scandinavia and christian europe in the middle ages.
Leechcraft early english charms, plantlore and healing by stephen pollington anglosaxons books, 2011 this book is a great amazing examination of every aspect of. It was first published in one of magazines some years ago. The oneeyed god odin and the indogermanic mannerbunde year. Kris kershaw has written a brilliant book on the indoeuropean wolfwarrior brotherhoods including the heri in the oneeyed god. Odin and the indogermanic mannerbunde priscilla kasden kershaw journal of indoeuropean studies, jan 1, 2000 civilization, germanic 306 pages.
Odin is also a fierce, destructive god, associated with storms, war, and the wild hunt. The germanization of medieval christianity james c. Stanford libraries official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Its one of those moments when you realize you are in deep. Leechcraft early english charms, plantlore and healing by stephen pollington anglosaxons books, 2011 this book is a great amazing examination of every aspect of early english healing, including. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I am also writing a history of the heruli, tentatively to be called wolf warriors of god. Wodanaz project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks read. I should point out that many other authors have drawn the same comparison one of the most notable being kris kershaw in his excellent book the oneeyed god. Mar 10, 20 the parallels to odinwotan are fairly obvious. Conceptual thought in the old norse myth of creation.
Oct 14, 2015 the drivingforce behind this post is the work the oneeyed god. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Priscilla aka kris kershaw, nee kasden, was born 14 june, 1940, in new york city. Kershaw here traces the roots of the mannerbund and the social function it had in indo. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde journal of indo. The heruli, ritual homosexuality, runes, and the labyrinth in prechristian europe.
Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde is to explain why odin was thought to have only one eye. Odin by kershaw, kris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Higham he has written a three book series covering the history of anglosaxon britain from the saxon invastion to the conversion. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde monograph no. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde journal of indoeuropean studies monograph no. Odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde, it is the nature of the dead that they are not seen, and yet there were times during the ritual year when the dead very much needed to be present. The entire scene, the sacrifice of a god to himself, the execution method by hanging the victim on a tree, and the wound inflicted on the victim by a spear, is often compared to the crucifixion of christ as narrated in the gospels. Kris kershaws the oneeyed god odin and the indo germanic mannerbunde. Explores the fundamental germanic reinterpretation of christianity, which gives clues. Following the gnomic havamal proper comes the runatal, an account of how odin won the runes, and the ljo. This is also my first academic book in english, so it took almost two months to really go through it. In the myths, of course, he sacrificed it for wisdom, but why was the particular symbolism of a lost eye chosen to represent that. Definitely not intended for the layman, this book contains many untranslated. Apr 29, 2011 the parallels to odinwotan are fairly obvious.716 1220 852 659 1310 364 561 641 329 988 1365 1415 1204 252 336 1275 712 200 624 598 1202 750 1438 1080 47 1384 38 277 1219 813 1070 231 115 414 301 764 170 331 652