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Showing of 1 reviews. Because of the delay in the French government’s receipt of Laestadius’s manuscript, it was not published in the expedition’s final publication work.

Robert rated it really liked it Jun 06, Want to Read Mhthology Reading Read. Dana Runkle rated it liked it Sep 03, Loli rated it it was amazing Aug 26, Laestadius describes the state of Sami religious beliefs held during his time, which had already long been passing into history by the Christianization of the Sami during this period.

Fragments of Lappish Mythology

He tracked down a great deal of interesting information in French archives, and this makes up the most diverting part of the “Introduction” not least for the curious French; pp.

Get to Know Us. Dan Behlings marked it as to-read Dec 01, Cody Frwgments marked it as to-read Aug 30, The French government also lost interest as there was considerable political instability during the s, ending in the French Revolution offragmente finally ended French interest in the whole project and in the Fragments Want to Read saving…. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


First marked it as to-read Dec 31, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In lieu of an fragmentz, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Jorg marked it as to-read Oct 01, Saami Arts marked it as to-read Jun 29, View freely available titles: But since these noaides through their alleged or real magic skills represented the greatest hindrance for the rapid spread of the faith among the populace, it was natural that they would be hated and persecuted by the priests who saw the noaides as the Devil’s instruments.

Covers a range of beliefs and practices that continued on into the 18th century. Thereafter, part 1 of the work was sold to a Xavier Marmier of PontarlierFrancewho upon his mytholpgy inwilled it to the Pontarlier library. Anu Korpinen rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Simon marked it as to-read Oct 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Thereafter, their whereabouts remained unknown until they were discovered in across the Atlantic Ocean in the manuscript archives of Yale University. About Lars Levi Laestadius. Krystalline Kraus marked it as to-read Oct 02, Including detailed descriptions of such things as the bear hunt and reindeer sacrifices, as or as about their shamen noaides and a collection of tales about giants stallothat he theorizes are about invading Vikings, as well as detailed information about the Sami divination drum and how it was used.


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Fragments of Lappish Mythology by Lars Levi Laestadius

The condition of these stories are described as “fragments”, as Laestadius himself admitted that there were a great deal of the Sami religious beliefs that he knew little about because of Sami secrecy concerning their beliefs.

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Published January 1st by Aspasia Books first published For example, Anders Fjellner is mentioned in passing as “the author of the Sami epic,” with no additional information p. Claudia Knudson marked it as to-read May 15, Aspasia Books January 1, Language: Only a few illustrations.

Catalog Record: Fragments of Lappish mythology | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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