Tagarchief: Germanic

MEAD – a short history

Although mead is one of the oldest and most widespread fermented drinks in history, it is one of the least known beverages and it’s seldom found in the market. Lees verder

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The Significance of Martinmas/ St. Martin/ Sint Maarten and 11 November

So who was St. Martin, Sint Maarten? Were similar rites as in Ireland performed in other countries? Why was the goose designated as the sacrificial bird? To come nearer to home we only have to look at the patron saint of Utrecht to find out more. Lees verder

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Magical Text in Ancient Civilizations

An overview of papers presented at the 27-28 June 2013 Conference ‘an International Interdisciplinary Conference on Magical Text in Ancient Civilizations’, in Kraków, Poland. Lees verder

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