Describes and explains the traditional knowledge, beliefs, and practices of the early English during the first millennium. The sources are from both Northern and Southern Europe - i.e. the Germanic and Mediterranean traditions. |
Includes_ The theory and practice of magic and superstition Anglo-Saxon perception of the world and how it is ordered Divination (dreams, runes, lots), Charms, Amulets, Augury, Science and Knowledge
Texts include: charms; rune poems; information about dreams, weather signs, unlucky days, the solar system, The Signs of the Fifteen Days before Doomsday. Texts are printed in their original language with Modern English translations.