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Introduction to the Norse Gods By Michael Carnero
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This book is a basic introduction into some of the figures and places in the Norse pantheon. It offers insight into the roles these figures played in Norse mythology.
The Norse Ring By Penelope Pelham West
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This novel is set in Maine and Norway in the early 1980's. When word comes that Helen's grandmother has drowned while on a trip to Norway,Helen is determined to find out what happened. While... More > preparing to leave for Norway, she finds a ring that must have been her grandmother. When she slips it on her finger, she is catapulted into the world of Norse mythology and Viking antiquities. It is not a magic ring, but an ancient ring that was forged by a Viking smith. Many covet this ring and believe it is a part of a dragon horde.< Less
The Norse Ring By Penelope Pelham West
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This novel is set in Maine and Norway in the early 1980's. When word comes that Helen's grandmother has drowned while on a trip to Norway,Helen is determined to find out what happened. While... More > preparing to leave for Norway, she finds a ring that must have been her grandmother. When she slips it on her finger, she is catapulted into the world of Norse mythology and Viking antiquities. It is not a magic ring, but an ancient ring that was forged by a Viking smith. Many covet this ring and believe it is a part of a dragon horde.< Less
A Handbook of Norse Mythology By Karl Mortensen
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"By "Norse mythology" we mean the information we have concerning the religious conceptions and usages of our heathen forefathers, their faith and manner of worshiping the gods, and... More > also their legends and songs about the gods and heroes. The importation of Christianity drove out the old heathen faith, but remnants or memories of it long endured in the superstitious ideas of the common people, and can even be traced in our own day. "There has never been found on earth a tribe of people which did not have some kind of religion, but the lower the plane of civilization on which the people are found, the ruder and less pleasing are their religious ideas. Religions consequently change and develop according as civilization goes forward. One can, therefore, learn much by knowing the mythology of a race, since it shows us what stage the people in question have attained in intellectual development, what they regard as highest and most important in life and death, and what they regard as good or evil."< Less
To Ragnarök: Norse Stories By Laura Thaxton
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The first translated composition of Norse Mythology dates back to the 13th century: a collection of poems that were anonymously submitted. As Scandinavian culture has become more and more unearthed,... More > several more mythological texts have been recovered and translated. This collection contains short stories of Norse myth from three different collections: The Heroes of Asgard by A. & E. Keary (1891), Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas by Hamilton Wright Mabie (1901), and In the Days of Giants: A Book of Norse Tales by Abbie Farwell Brown (1902). While each may be different translations of the same Nordic tales, they all breathe life into the Gods, Goddess, Giants, mythical beasts, and different worlds the traditions and complex cultures of Scandinavia are built upon.< Less
Norse Mythology: Nordic Mythology Its Gods And History By Harald Pedersen
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Are you fascinated by the characters and myths of Thor and Odin, and eager to learn more about the Nordic gods, the significance of Ragnarok and the history of Norse mythology? By reading this book... More > you will learn about the history of Norse mythology and become familiar with the Nordic gods. This book provides clear information about the numerous gods such as Thor, Odin, Loki, the Valkyries as you learn about their origins and legends. Discover the gloomy fate of Ragnarok, and what it meant for the gods and people of that mystic time. This book reveals not only the myths of Norse mythology, but also provides the reader with historical background information of the Norse people, their developments, their history, and Ragnarok. It reveals and explains many of the sagas and legends, and you will become familiar with the most important mystic places, legends, poems, and anecdotes of the Nordic gods and their meanings for humans.< Less
Mythology for Students: Greek, Egyptian, Norse By Craig Whitmore
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How did we name our planets? What about the days of our week? Months of the year? This is a collection of mythologies from the Greek, Egyptian, and Norse traditions. It has been written with the... More > average middle-school student in mind. (So the gory, disgusting, and socially objectionable parts of these stories have been edited to make them more appropriate for kids.) It has been used in the public school setting as the text for a semester-length elective class for 5th through 8th grade students.< Less
Mythology for Students: Greek, Egyptian, Norse By Craig Whitmore
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How did we name our planets? What about the days of our week? Months of the year? This is a collection of mythologies from the Greek, Egyptian, and Norse traditions. It has been written with the... More > average middle-school student in mind. (So the gory, disgusting, and socially objectionable parts of these stories have been edited to make them more appropriate for kids.) It has been used in the public school setting as the text for a semester-length elective class for 5th through 8th grade students.< Less
Ancient Norse Mythological legends and lore By Þórhildur Sif Þórmundsdóttir
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In this book, the old Norse mythological gods, goddesses, other characters, places and such, have been brought to live. How the earth and everything on it came to be according to the old religion and... More > how the people of this old time saw their world. This translation is made from the ancient scripts by Snorri Sturluson and are quite accurate, yet child friendly. Þórhildur Sif Þórmundsdóttir studied art from very young age at Reykjavik school of Art. She later studied Multimedia, minoring in teaching studies. For the past years she has studied law, minoring in Russian culture, language and literature and Icelandic folk lore studies at the University of Iceland.< Less
Odin as Santa and the Norse influence Christmas By Samantha Luccese
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“Odin as Santa and the Norse influence Christmas” explores the myths of the Norse and how those myths influence modern Christmas traditions. Myths and the icons, such as the gods and... More > goddesses, were one way for ancient societies to understand life and the environment around them. “Odin as Santa and the Norse influence Christmas” seeks to reveal the ancient, Pre-Christian story behind the modern, Christian one, associated with Christmas traditions and decorations. This work looks at the Norse mythology and its gods, Christmas symbols and flora and their Nordic backgrounds. This work looks at the image of the manger and the birth of the Scared Child.< Less