There is scholarly debate on whether or not shamanism was present in many European cultures. Prehistoric shamanism lingered on in the European folk tradition, it is simply often overlooked.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR FURTHER READING:
The Quest for the Shaman: Shape-Shifters, Sorcerers and Spirit Healers in Ancient Europe - http://amzn.to/2nwMZ5h
The Real Middle Earth: Exploring the Magic and Mystery of the Middle Ages - http://amzn.to/2mEAgct
Shamans, Sorcerers, and Saints: A Prehistory of Religion - http://amzn.to/2n7me6q
Dictionary of Celtic Mythology - http://amzn.to/2nAOyf4