Compendium of symbolic and ritual plants in Europe

Compendium of symbolic and ritual plants in Europe I trees & shrubs, II herbs M. de Cleene ; M.C. Lejeune

Botanical
popular names, habitat, description
Cultural
rituals, mythology, symbolism, magic, popular customs, popular beliefs, fairytales, sagas, legends
Uses
herbalism, popular remedies, cosmetics, agriculture, industry, crafts, home, garden and kitchen
A modern reference work on the part played by herbs, shrubs and trees in mythology and religious and profane rituals and the symbolism that derives from them.
Many customs that 21st -century man finds perfectly normal once had a far deeper significance.
It is an academically sound survey of the knowledge of ritual plants over the centuries, taking a broad view, plus a critical look at how correctly plant species are named in the literature.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9789077135044
Uitgever
Mens & Cultuur Uitgevers N.V.
Druk
1e
Verschenen
17-04-2007
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
695 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback

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