History

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

Exhibit of the University of Michigan's materials on magical practice in the Mediterranean and Near East from the first to the seventh centuries CE.

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Encyclopaedia Mythica

Great resouce for many various ancient mythologies. [Mythology and Religion]

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Ancient Religion of the Finns

The unlettered culture of the Finnish people was for the historians of the ancient world a complete terra incognita until Tacitus, in the year 98 AD, mentioned in his Germania a people called the Fenni, living somewhere in the northeastern Baltic region "in unparallelled squalor and poverty". The northern area referred to by Tacitus was at that time already inhabited by peoples of various ethnic and historical origin, and it is questionable whether the barbarians of whom he spoke were in fact the forefathers of the present Finns or the Lapps. [Mythology and Religion]

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The Land of Genghis Khan

National Geographic Society [People in History] [Tools and Searches]

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