Thursday, August 24, 2017
Season of the Dísir
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The purpose of this article is to analyse the nature and role of two ancient Scandinavian festivals which are connected to certain female spirits known as the Dísir, one of which is connected with the start of winter (“The Winter Nights”) and the other to the beginning of the spring. First of all, however, a few words need to be said about the nature of the source material, and the system of festivals of which the so-called “Dísablót” formed part….
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