The Full Wiki

More info on Asiaq

Asiaq: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In Inuit mythology, Asiaq is a weather goddess (or, more rarely a god) and was quite frequently invoked by the angakoq for good weather.

References

  • Barüske, Heinz (1969). "Asiaq, die Herrscherin über Wind und Wetter" (in German). Eskimo Märchen. Die Märchen der Weltliteratur. Düsseldorf • Köln: Eugen Diederichs Verlag. pp. 48–53.   The tale means: “Asiaq, the mistress of wind and weather”, the book title means: “Eskimo tales”, the series means: “The tales of world literature”.







Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message