F.E. Farwerck - Noordeuropese mysteriën en hun sporen tot heden
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F.E. Farwerck - Noordeuropese mysteriën en hun sporen tot heden - Deventer - Uitgeverij N.Kluwer N.V. - 1978 - 2nd edition - pp - Cloth binding with dust jacket - 18 x 24,5 cm.
Important overview of the Scandinavian and Germanic myths and the world of the gods; with attention to i.a. Sinterklaas & Zwarte Piet and an extensive chapter (108 p.!) on the influence of Norse mythology on the rituals of the Order of Freemasons. Illustrated with black and white photos and reproductions. With bibliography, glossary and (in this improved 2nd edition) index. Standard work.
¶ The author Frans Eduard Farwerck (1889-1969) was a Freemason between 1918 and 1934. He was deeply interested in the archaeological Germanic past of the Netherlands and became a member of the NSB in 1933, in which party he became an important propaganda leader alongside Anton Mussert, until he was expelled in 1940 because of his former membership of Freemasonry.