don't be misled by the old confusion between Goths (Germanic) and
Herodot writes about the Getae and their god Zalmoxis (in other
sources: Zamolxis), but not about Walhalla. Following a tendency of
that time, he re-interpreted the Getic chthonian god Zamolxis /
Zalmoxis as a historical person.
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> > Forgive me if this duplicates an earlier post, but--
> > Can someone direct me to information on the religion of the
> > Goths 'before' they were converted to Christianity.
> > New Member aka Taz
> Please read Herodotos Historia chapter 4:93. You will find the
> of Zalmoxis (born 713 BC)who teached that the soul after death was
> going to Walhalla or a kind of heaven called "the domain of
> Rik Eckhart