Saturday, April 29, 2017

Author Archives: Lotte Motz

The Winter Goddess: Percht, Holda, And Related Figures

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MOST of our knowledge of Germanic myth is derived from the Old Icelandic texts and especially from the Eddas. The Eddic tales centre their attention on the trials and triumphs of the male members of the pantheon and tell us little of the female forces.’ That these wielded power we learn, however, from votive monuments, from the names of […]