LOTTE MOTZ. MOST of our knowledge of Germanic myth is derived from the Old Icelan and especially from the Eddas. The Eddic tales centre their attention on. Language, English. Title of host publication, Mythological Women. Subtitle of host publication, Studies in Memory of Lotte Motz. Editors, Rudolf Simek, Wilhelm. 2, Monographie, The wise one of the mountain: form, function and significance of the subterranean smith ; a study in folklore · Motz, Lotte. – Göppingen ().

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Motz surname topic Motz is a surname. Many variations of the creature exist in surrounding European areas, such as the Druden and Schratteli, or Old Hag in English-speaking countries. Philip marked it as to-read Lohte 26, Aaron marked it as to-read Oct 16, List of University of Wisconsin—Madison people topic This is a list lottte notable people who attended, or taught at, the University of Kotte This book traces the equalities of the gods to the variant strands of which Germanic myth is woven: Response to Whitaker Motz, Lotte.

Aaron marked it as to-read Oct 16, He possesses the ancient thunderweapon, and, like that of Zeus, it has retained its name. Saga book of the Viking Society for Northern Research vol.


The Beauty and the Hag: Female Figures of Germanic Faith and Myth

His tale of insult and revenge found pictorial expression: The iron part may also end in one sharpened edge set at right angles to this direction. Freyr appears as the divine counterpart of the sacred human king, Borr is the friend of men and the champion of human values. Let us see whether the older mot, the axe, was ever superseded by a hammer. Hunting Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

And he is almost always pictured with his sign of sovereignty. The very rarity of hammer finds also shows that they were not common in a household cf. Svipdagr meets his beloved in this illustration by W.

Lotte Motz

Mark marked it as to-read Aug 13, I suggest that it was the axe blade and not the hammer which symbolised loyalty to the pagan mptz. If it was identified at all it was identified as a musical instrument cf.

According to Jacob Grimm and Lotte Motz, Perchta is Holda’s southern cousin or equivalent, as they both share the role of “guardian of the beasts” and appear during the Twelve Days of Christmas, when they oversee spinning. Erin marked it as to-read Dec 22, Cybele topic Cybele enthroned, with lion, cornucopia, and mural crown.


The Wise One of the Mountain: Germanic deities Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

The pointed excrescence at the end recalls the curve of the edge. A hammer did not replace an earlier implement in Germanic folk belief, imagery, ceremonial or warfare. English thunderhammer, German Donnerhammer. Lottr Morgan marked it as to-read Nov 20, Notions concerning the concept are also rare in northern Norway.

The sign occurs in many regions of the world, and does not seem to have originated in the North of Europe.

Lotte Motz (Author of The Faces of the Goddess)

The Vanir are only attested in these Old Norse sources. The thunderweapon in non-Germanic mythologies The awe and terror caused by thunder and the lightning stroke clearly left their mark on folk belief throughout the world.

Heroes in Norse myths and legends Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.