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R S 357T R S 357T. Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth. 3 Hours.

Same as European Studies 347 (Topic 3) and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361C. Survey of the sources and main features of Germanic religion and of the transition from paganism to Christianity in northern Europe and the Germanic territories of western Europe. Subjects include cosmogonic myths; the origin of man and of society; the concept of the soul; gods and goddesses and their mythology; and the organization of worship. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 322 (Topic 2), European Studies 347 (Topic 3), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361C, Religious Studies 365 (Topic 2), Religious Studies 357 (Topic 17), 357T. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.