Germanofilie, germanománie a germánská studia : Pět století kontemplací nad starogermánskými mýty

Title in English Germanophilia, Germanomania, and Germanic Studies : Five Centuries of Contemplations above Ancient Germanic Myths


Year of publication 2018
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Religio : revue pro religionistiku
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

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Keywords Germanic religion; Germanic mythology; Norse mythology; Icelandic mythology; Edda; nationalism; Nazism; germanophilia; germanomania
Description The article presents a historical overview of research into Germanic mythology. It introduces the most notable scholars and thinkers in this field, as well as the dominant approaches to the issue within various periods of the research. It also shows the intellectual trajectories, by which old Germanic cultures in general and Germanic mythologies in particular became an ideological matter for nationalistic movements within various Germanic countries.
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