Fragments of Lappish Mythology has 15 ratings and 1 review. Cicely said: Informative. I thought I read this book before What I remember is that the. Fragments of Lappish Mythology by L L Laestadius, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Get this from a library! Fragments of Lappish mythology. [L L Laestadius; Juha Pentikäinen; K Börje Vähämäki].

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Books by Lars Levi Laestadius. Laestadius delayed in sending the complete work of the project rather than piecemealing in single parts, and he personally lacked the money to publish the text himself.

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His pastoral duties required him to travel throughout Swedish Norrland, and he also worked and gained a certain reputation as a botanist. Views Read Edit View history. Laestadius was the field guide for the Norwegian Atlantic islands and in the interior of Northern Norway and Sweden, studying and describing both plant life of the high arctic, and the culture of the Sami people at the time of the expedition.

I read this book as part of a study of Norse mythology, lappiwh enjoyed reading it for its interest in giving as much detailed information as possible from a region where paganism seemed to linger on. The detailed book of Lappish or Sami mythology is a translation from Swedish of Lars Levi Laestadius’s famous manuscript from that was lost for many decades and was published in Swedish inand in Finnish in Adan marked it as to-read May 10, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


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But since these noaides through their alleged or real magic skills represented the greatest hindrance for the rapid spread of the faith among the populace, it was natural that they would be hated fragmentts persecuted by the priests who saw the noaides as the Devil’s instruments.

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Want to Read saving…. The condition of these stories are described as “fragments”, as Laestadius himself admitted that there were a great deal of the Sami religious beliefs that he knew little about because of Sami secrecy concerning their beliefs. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For example, Anders Fjellner is mentioned in passing as “the author of the Sami epic,” with no additional information p. Robert rated it really liked it Jun 06, Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

To ask other readers questions about Fragments of Fragmenys Mythologyplease frafments up. Clearly none of lappksh old religion remained when this book was written, but it still provides a great deal of information. The book was originally written for the French funded La Recherche Expedition of —, but was lost and soon forgotten for many decades thereafter.

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He tracked down a great deal of interesting information in French archives, and this makes up the most diverting part of the “Introduction” not least for the curious French; pp. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Paperbackpages.


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Thereafter, part 1 of the work was sold to a Xavier Marmier of PontarlierFrancewho upon his death inwilled it to the Pontarlier library.