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Question 1: The religion of the Germanic pagans, and in particular their mythologies, provided the basis for much of the artistic endeavours of the ________ movement.
Friedrich NietzscheRomanticismArthur SchopenhauerGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Question 2: Wōdanaz, "lord of poetic/mantic inspiration", "Germanic Mercury", Norse Óðinn (Odin), Old English ________, Old High German Wuotan.
Germanic paganismYuleWōdenNine Herbs Charm

Question 3: Probably also addressed as Frawjō "lady" (Norse ________).

Question 4: Theophoric toponyms in England include Woodway House, Wansdyke, ________ and Thundersley.
West BromwichSutton ColdfieldWednesburyWalsall

Question 5: Jordanes' ________ is a 6th century account of the Goths, written a century and a half after Christianity largely replaced the older religions among the Goths.
Wielbark cultureOstrogothsRoman EmpireGetica

Question 6: Tacitus describes both animal and ________.
SyncretismHuman sacrificeJesusJudaism

Question 7: The Goths were converted to ________ in the 4th century, contemporaneous to the adoption of Christianity by the Roman Empire itself (see Constantinian shift).
ArianismGermanic ChristianityFranksGothic Christianity

Question 8: Another goddess, Nerthus, is revered by Reudignians, Aviones, ________, Varinians, Eudoses, Suardones and Nuithones.
SuebiGermanic peoplesAnglo-SaxonsAngles

Question 9: Being ________ in nature, Germanic paganism was polytheistic, with some underlying similarities to other Indo-European traditions.
Christianity and PaganismAncient Egyptian religionPaganismPrehistoric religion

Question 10: Limited information also exists in ________' ethnographic work Germania.
VespasianRoman EmpireDomitianTacitus


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