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R S 357N R S 357N. Northern Gods, Northern Faiths: The Conversion of Scandinavians, Finns, Northern Slavs and Shamans. 3 Hours.

Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361G and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 7). An introduction to the basic source texts for several pre-Christian belief systems evolving in geographic proximity and their influence on one another including pre-Christian Slavic; pre-Christian Scandinavian; pre-Christian Sami and Finnish; and ancient and modern Siberian shamanism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361G, Religious Studies 357 (Topic 16), 357N, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 7). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.