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Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas

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A collection of myths that tell of the creation of the world, the deeds of such gods and heroes as Odin, Thor and Siegfried, the machinations of the evil Loki, and more. Entertaining and readable, these tales present the ancient Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape literature.

Synopsis:

Reliable versions of age-old Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape Western culture. Creation of world, deeds of gods and heroes such as Odin and Thor, machinations of Loki, more.

Synopsis:

A collection of myths that tell of the creation of the world, the deeds of such gods and heroes as Odin, Thor and Siegfried, the machinations of the evil Loki, and more. Entertaining and readable, these tales present the ancient Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape literature.

Table of Contents

I. THE BEGINNING

II. ODIN

III. FRIGGA

IV. THOR

V. TYR

VI. BRAGI

VII. IDUN

VIII. NIÖRD

IX. FREY

X. FREYA

XI. ULLER

XII. FORSETI

XIII. HEIMDALL

XIV. HERMOD

XV. VIDAR

XVI. VALI

XVII. THE NORNS

XVIII. THE VALKYRS

XIX. HEL

XX. ÆGIR

XXI. BALDER

XXII. LOKI

XXIII. THE GIANTS

XXIV. THE DWARFS

XXV. THE ELVES

XXVI. THE SIGURD SAGA

XXVII. THE FRITHIOF SAGA

XXVIII. THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

XXIX. GREEK AND NORTHERN MYTHOLOGIES-A COMPARISON

  INDEX TO POETICAL QUOTATIONS

  GLOSSARY AND INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486273488
Author:
Guerber, H. A.
Author:
Guerber, Helene A.
Author:
Guerber, H. A.
Author:
Guerb
Author:
er, H. A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York:
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Mythology, norse
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
510
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1 lb

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Reliable versions of age-old Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape Western culture. Creation of world, deeds of gods and heroes such as Odin and Thor, machinations of Loki, more.
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A collection of myths that tell of the creation of the world, the deeds of such gods and heroes as Odin, Thor and Siegfried, the machinations of the evil Loki, and more. Entertaining and readable, these tales present the ancient Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape literature.
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