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Norse Mythology: A Guide to Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs

Norse Mythology: A Guide to Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs
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Description: Norse Mythology explores the magical myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland and outlines the way the prehistoric tales and beliefs from these regions that have remained embedded in the imagination of the world. The book begins with an Introduction that helps put Scandinavian mythology in place in history, followed by a chapter that explains the meaning of mythic time, and a third section that presents in-depth explanations of each mythological term. These fascinating entries identify particular deities and giants, as well as the places where they dwell and the varied and wily means by whi ... (more)
Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
Release date: 17 October 2002
ISBN-10 : 0195153820 | ISBN-13: 9780195153828
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Vrajitoarea added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
10 Horrifying Monsters in Literature (10 books items)

"Fenris Fenris (or Fenrir) is a colossal, shaggy black wolf, the offspring of Loki, god of mischief. According to the Heimskringla, and the Poetic and Prose Eddas, Fenris will attack and kill Odin himself, the king of the gods, during Ragnarok. Ragnarok is the Viking Armageddon, during which time, every single god and goddess will fight and die in battle. Almost all human beings will be destroyed in the turmoil, and the Universe itself wiped out and recreated anew by the All-father. Thor, god o"

Hexenkult added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
Scandinavian Mythology/Viking Books (242 books items)

"2002 John Lindow USA Mythology (This is a re-titled version of the above book "Handbook of Norse Mythology")"

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