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Sigurdr: Rebirth and the Rites of Transformation

Sigurdr: Rebirth and the Rites of Transformation (Used)

by Flowers, Stephen E.

Publisher: Runa-Raven Press

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: RR79, RR79

Description

Runa-Raven Press 2011. Based on a Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of The University of Texas at Austin in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of the Fine Arts, May 1979. AS NEW.

The doctrine of reincarnation and the structure of the ancient Norse soul, or psyche, have been enduring topics of scientific inquiry for well over a century. In this work, based on his 1979 Master’s Thesis at the University of Texas at Austin, the author reviews past scholarship, outlines the structure of the Norse soul, and with comparative Indo-European and even American Indian evidence, coupled with copious internal Germanic evidence demonstrates how certain soul-components were believed to be passed from generation to generation in the ancient North. The focus is on the saga of Sigurd Fafnisbani, the greatest hero of Germanic legend, and how his mythic life demonstrates the development of the soul of the ultimate hero through certain rites of transformation. These conclusions have ramifications for understanding the development of any great human soul and can act as a paradigm for that development.

135 pages.

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