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The Norse Myths Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Norse Myths Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis,... More > Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Norse Myths.< Less
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
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
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
A Handbook Of Norse Mythology By Karl Mortensen
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THIS popular presentation of the myths and sagas which took shape here in the North but whose foundation is common property of all the people who speak a Gothic-Germanic language, first appeared in... More > 1898 and has been used since then in the study of Norse Mythology in the high schools and universities of all the Scandinavian countries.... I find great satisfaction in having my work put into the world's most comprehensive language and placed before students in the United States, where I have so many friends, where so many relatives and fellow-countrymen have found a home and a future, and toward which country we Northerners look with the deepest admiration and respect for the mighty forces which are seeking to control material things and to break new ground in the infinite realms of the intellect.< Less
From Saga's Hall: Norse Myths from a Different Point of View By Susan C. Eaves
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Traditional stories from Norse mythology, told from a female point of view. Each story is told from the perspective of a woman, or women, in the story.
From Saga's Hall: Norse Myths from a Different Point of View By Susan C. Eaves
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Traditional stories from Norse mythology, told from a female point of view. Each story is told from the perspective of a woman, or women, in the story.
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
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.