By Mr Ken Dowden,Ken Dowden
Before there the place Christians, the peoples of Europe have been pagans. have been they bloodthirsty savages putting human choices from bushes? have been they chuffed ecologists, valuing the unpolluted rivers and mountains? In European Paganism Ken Dowden outlines and analyses the varied features of pagan ritual and tradition from human sacrifice to pilgrimage lunar gala's and tree worship. It includes:
* a 'timelines' chart to assist with chronology
* many quotations from old and glossy assets translated from the unique language the place important, to lead them to accessible
* a accomplished bibliography and advisor to extra reading.
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European Paganism by Mr Ken Dowden,Ken Dowden