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Norse Myths (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
Norse Myths (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
by Kevin Crossley-Holland
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Entertaining and sometimes horrifying legends of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and giants survive from pagan Scandinavia, even though the Norsemen were unable to write them down. Odin and Thor, Freyja and Loki, Sigurd the Volsung... (read more)

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Norse Mythology : a Guide To the Gods, Heroes, Rituals and Beliefs (01 Edition)
Norse Mythology : a Guide To the Gods, Heroes, Rituals and Beliefs (01 Edition)
by John Lindow
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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... (read more)

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The Poetic Edda: Second Edition, Revised
The Poetic Edda: Second Edition, Revised
by Lee M. Hollander
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The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore... (read more)

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The Kalevala: An Epic Poem After Oral Tradition (Oxford World's Classics)
The Kalevala: An Epic Poem After Oral Tradition (Oxford World's Classics)
by Elias Lonnrot
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The Kalevala is the great Finnish epic, which like the Iliad and the Odyssey, grew out of a rich oral tradition with prehistoric roots. During the first millennium of our era, speakers of Uralic languages (those outside the Indo-European group) who had... (read more)

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Nordic Hero Tales from the Kalevala
Nordic Hero Tales from the Kalevala
by James Baldwin
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If you ever wondered where J. R. R. Tolkien got some of his major inspiration for The Lord Of The Rings, read the Kalevala. Even the Elvin language was based on Finnish. Then when you're in the lunchroom you can tell your friends how closely related the... (read more)

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Nordic Gods and Heroes
Nordic Gods and Heroes
by Padraic Colum
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Rich selection of age-old legends concerning the gods and goddesses who dwell in Asgard, their problems with the mischievous Loki, the exploits of Odin and Thor, the story of Sigurd, the winning of Brynhild, the twilight of the gods and more. Enhanced... (read more)

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Poetic Edda: the Heroic Poems (07 Edition)
Poetic Edda: the Heroic Poems (07 Edition)
by Henry Adams Bellows
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Passed down long ago from poet to poet and singer to singer in the great oral tradition of Scandinavia, this collection of heroic sagas explores a mythical world. Incorporating legends of Norse gods and heroes, great fires and floods, superhuman... (read more)

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Norwegian Folk Tales: From the Collection of Peter Christen Asbj Rnsen, J Rgen Moe (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)
Norwegian Folk Tales: From the Collection of Peter Christen Asbj Rnsen, J Rgen Moe (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)
by Peter Ch Asbjornsen
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WITH BLACK-AND-WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT   Long a treasure in Norway, the folktales collected by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe have been acclaimed for their richness of humor, fullness of life, and depth of... (read more)

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Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas
Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas
by H A Guerber
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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... (read more)

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The Dreamsong of Olaf Asteson: An Ancient Norwegian Folksong of the Holy Nights
The Dreamsong of Olaf Asteson: An Ancient Norwegian Folksong of the Holy Nights
by Janet Jordan
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This is a folksong that came to light in 1850, when a member of the clergy named Landstad first heard it in a lonely valley of Telemark, Norway. No one knows how long it had existed. It is an epic narrative about a young man who slept for twelve nights... (read more)

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Norse Myths (Legendary Past)
Norse Myths (Legendary Past)
by R I Page
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Entertaining and sometimes horrifying legends of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and giants survive from pagan Scandinavia, even though the Norsemen were unable to write them down. Odin and Thor, Freyja and Loki, Sigurd the Volsung... (read more)

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Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson
Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson
by Sturluson
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Prose Edda is a work without predecessor or parallel. Snorri Sturluson feared that the traditional techniques of Norse poetics, the pagan kennings, and the allusions to mythology would be forgotten with the introduction of new verse forms from Europe... (read more)

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Kalevala Mythology
Kalevala Mythology
by Juha Pentikainen
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An Anthology of Finnish Folktales (Folklore of the Nordic Baltic Region)
An Anthology of Finnish Folktales (Folklore of the Nordic Baltic Region)
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Myth: The Icelandic Sagas & Eddas
Myth: The Icelandic Sagas & Eddas
by M.I. Steblin-Kamenskij
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Myth the Icelandic Sagas & Eddas
Myth the Icelandic Sagas & Eddas
by M Steblin Kamenskij
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The Children of Odin (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading): Nordic Gods and Heroes (B&n Library of Essential Reading)
The Children of Odin (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading): Nordic Gods and Heroes (B&n Library of Essential Reading)
by Padric Colum
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The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (1920) is a lyrical introduction to the myths and epic legends of the ancient Scandinavians. Fusing the disparate mythic accounts of his medieval sources, Irish-American poet Padraic Colum fashions a powerful... (read more)

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Saga of Gisli Son of Sour
Saga of Gisli Son of Sour
by Ralph B Allen
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Relevance of the Kalevala
Relevance of the Kalevala
by H Kortes Erkkila
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Norwegian Folklore Simplified
Norwegian Folklore Simplified
by Zinken Hopp
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