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PREHISTORIC RELIGION Mythology. Symbolism.

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Published by Ariel Golan .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL13113455M
ISBN 109659055501
ISBN 109789659055500



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In the case of Circumpolar religion (Shamanism in Siberia, Finnic mythology), traditional African religions, native American religions and Pacific religions, the prehistoric era mostly ends only with the Early Modern period and European colonialism. These traditions were often only first recorded in the context of Christianization. W elcome to the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship, and has the largest readership of any similar site on the web. We need you to keep this site online. Prehistoric religion;: A study in prehistoric archaeology (Books that matter) E. O James. Prehistoric religion, the beliefs and practices of Stone Age peoples. The oldest known burials can be attributed to the Middle Paleolithic Period. The corpses, accompanied by stone tools and parts of animals, were laid in holes in the ground and sometimes the corpses were especially protected. In.

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