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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Claudia Knudson marked it as to-read May 15, Eadweard marked it as to-read Oct 20, 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 fragmetns was published in Swedish inand in Finnish in Refresh and try again.

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Please try again later. Retrieved from ” https: 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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Books by Lars Levi Laestadius. About Lars Levi Laestadius.

He views the early Lapps as “savages”. Ann-Cathrine Literamour marked it as to-read Apr 22, Get to Know Us. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Clearly none of the old religion remained when this book was written, but it still provides a great deal of information.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. What I remember is that the author was not as fragmentts in his anthropological view.

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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. In —40 he joined a French research expedition in northern Scandinavia and agreed to draft a “mythology” of the Sami, to be published in France.


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Annie rated it really liked it Jul 11, Neverdust marked it as to-read Mar 14, There it stayed in the Marmier’s un-catalogued collection until it was discovered in Sami deities Sami mythology Sami goddesses Sami gods Sami publications.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Melissa marked it as to-read Aug 21, Laestadius was the fragmenys 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 muthology expedition.

Dan Nelson marked it as to-read Sep 06, Keith rated it really liked it Apr 10, Lauren marked it as to-read Mar fragmenta, Gretchen Heuberger added it Aug 10, Published January 1st by Aspasia Books first published Cody Yerden marked it as to-read Aug 30, And is fine an interesting enough for a general reader.

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