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Norse Magical and Herbal Healing By Ben Waggoner
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Written in Iceland around the year 1500, the little book now known only as AM 434a is a treasure trove of medieval medical knowledge. The book lists healing uses for over ninety different herbs. It... More > gives advice on health matters ranging from bloodletting to steam baths to the influence of the moon on health and human life. And it contains a number of magical spells, charms, prayers, runes, and symbols to bring health, wealth, and good fortune. The roots of the healing traditions in AM 434a go back thousands of years before the book itself was written. We are honored to present the first complete English translation of AM 434a. Complete notes and commentary explain this texts’s historical and cultural background. Medievalists, historians of science and magic, herbalists, and anyone interested in medieval Scandinavian lore and life will find this book indispensable.< Less
Norse Magical and Herbal Healing By Ben Waggoner
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Written in Iceland around the year 1500, the little book now known only as AM 434a is a treasure trove of medieval medical knowledge. The book lists healing uses for over ninety different herbs. It... More > gives advice on health matters ranging from bloodletting to steam baths to the influence of the moon on health and human life. And it contains a number of magical spells, charms, prayers, runes, and symbols to bring health, wealth, and good fortune. The roots of the healing traditions in AM 434a go back thousands of years before the book itself was written. We are honored to present the first complete English translation of AM 434a. Complete notes and commentary explain this texts’s historical and cultural background. Medievalists, historians of science and magic, herbalists, and anyone interested in medieval Scandinavian lore and life will find this book indispensable.< Less
An Encyclopedia of Heroes in Norse Mythology By Ebenhard Borre
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Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia and into the Scandinavian folklore of the... More > modern period. This book covers the noteworthy heroes of norse mythology, with unparalleled depth and focus, shedding light on one of history's most interesting chapters.< 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
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
L O V E The Norse-Anglo-Saxon history of SEX By knyaz Rikard
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Sex and curiosity are the two main drives that developed mankind.
A Few Facts about Old Norse Religion By Gunnar Gällmo
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A description of the cult, myths and historical background of the religion practiced in Northern Europe until about a thousand years ago.
A Few Facts about Old Norse Religion By Gunnar Gällmo
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A description of the cult, myths and historical background of the religion practiced in Northern Europe until about a thousand years ago.
Explore Norse Myths! With 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions. But who were the Norse, who left their homelands to trade, raid, and explore... More > around the world? In Explore Norse Myths! With 25 Great Projects, young readers discover the remarkable people and mythical creatures of old. Learning about Norse myths not only means unearthing the origin of Viking beliefs but also exploring their ships, tools, and other technologies that flourished for nearly 450 years. Along the way, kids will read how Norse myths helped explain the natural world, from thunder to the seasons, from creation to death. They may be surprised at how Norse myths continue to influence modern culture in the form of movies and books. Through a mixture of fun facts, trivia, jokes, comics, and hand-on activities, kids will dig up Scandinavia’s past and sail the seas along with the gods and giants in Explore Norse Myths!< Less
The Vikings - Philosophy and History – From Ragnar LodBrok to Norse Mythology – All you need to know for the Movies and Television Channels By George Mentz
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A concise book with the history philosophy virtues and religious information about the Vikings and Northman. Information about the Gods, the accounts of Tacitus, and other amazing information about... More > the Nordic and Germanic warriors who conquered and influenced much of Europe.< Less

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