"Feast" Show Notes and Credits

Image Credits

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Sources used in this video:

Ronald Hutton, The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (OUP, 1996)

Bruce David Forbes, Christmas: A Candid History (U of California P, 2007)

Desmond Morris, Christmas Watching (Jonathan Cape, 1992)

Gerry Bowler, The World Encyclopedia of Christmas (McClelland & Stewart, 2000)

Elizabeth A. Dice, Christmas and Hanukkah (Chelsea House, 2009)

Elizabeth A. Dice, Western and Chinese New Year’s Celebrations (Chelsea House, 2009)

Eva M. Thury & Margaret K. Devinney, Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths (OUP, 2017)

Andy Orchard, Cassell’s Dictionary of Norse Myth & Legend (Cassell, 1997)

Rudolf Simek, Dictionary of Northern Mythology (D.S. Brewer, 1993)

Noel Robertson, “Poseidon’s Festival at the Winter Solstice”, The Classical Quarterly 34.1 (1984): 1-16

Anna Berge & Lawrence Kaplan “Divine inspiration”, Amerindia 38 (2016): 3-24





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