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Asyniur: Women's Mysteries in the Northern Tradition

Asyniur: Women's Mysteries in the Northern Tradition (New)

by McGrath, Sheena

Publisher: Capall Bann

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781861630049, 1861630042

$23.95

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This is an excellently researched book, while remaining accessible by the majority of people. Unlike other titles in this area, this book looks at all aspects of women's lives, their magic and their religion in the Northern Tradition. Topics covered include the nature of women's activities from the 'traditional' position of housewife to those of scald and warrior, the role of female figures in creation and Ragnarok myths, a comprehensive coverage of Northern Tradition Goddesses, rituals specific to women, runes and the female power of foreseeing events, Seidr -- the combination of witchcraft and shamanism and the connections between this type of magic and Freya as well as the connections between her, fertility magic and Seidr itself. A fascinating and informative text.

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