The Galdrabok - pr_37326

The Galdrabok

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This is a new translation and edition of the book of Icelandic magic first published by Samuel Weiser in 1989. The book has been out of print for several years, and this second edition includes a completely revised translation and the explanatory notes have been doubled. The text consists of a substantial topical introduction that covers the history, theory and practice of magic in Iceland in the medieval and early modern periods. This is followed by the translation of the Galdrabok itself with copious explanatory notes. There are also a number of appendices which contain magical material from other Icelandic books of magic as well as spells from other Germanic areas.

Product code: 9781885972439

ISBN 9781885972439
No. Of Pages 114
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H216xW140xS6
Publisher Runa-Raven
On Sale Date 22/03/2011