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The Wolf and the Raven (PDF) By Diana L. Paxson
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It is the fifth century, and the Germanic tribes are pushing westward toward the world of Rome. In the forest of the Teutons, Sigfrid works at the forge and runs with the wolves. In the Taunus... More > mountains, Brunhild trains with the Walkyriun, the witch-warriors who serve the tribes. Both find a father in Wodan, the ambiguous god of magic and madness who is guiding the tribes into a new world. Wodan helps Sigfrid forge a legendary sword and become a hero. With his guidance, Brunhild becomes a raven priestess. But Sigfrid’s first great deed leaves him without a family, and when Brunhild obeys the god instead of her superiors, she is cast out. Their only hope of happiness lies together, but more than their own lives will be changed when the wolf and the raven fall in love . . .< Less
The Wolf and the Raven By Diana L. Paxson
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It is the fifth century, and the Germanic tribes are pushing westward toward the world of Rome. In the forest of the Teutons, Sigfrid works at the forge and runs with the wolves. In the Taunus... More > mountains, Brunhild trains with the Walkyriun, the witch-warriors who serve the tribes. Both find a father in Wodan, the ambiguous god of magic and madness who is guiding the tribes into a new world. Wodan helps Sigfrid forge a legendary sword and become a hero. With his guidance, Brunhild becomes a raven priestess. But Sigfrid’s first great deed leaves him without a family, and when Brunhild obeys the god instead of her superiors, she is cast out. Their only hope of happiness lies together, but more than their own lives will be changed when the wolf and the raven fall in love . . .< Less
THE EDDAS: THE POETIC EDDA BY SAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND THE PROSE EDDA BY SNORRE STURLESON By Robert Bujdoso
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The Poetic Edda, also known as Sæmundar Edda or the Elder Edda, is a collection of Old Norse poems from the Icelandic medieval manuscript Codex Regius ("Royal Book"). Along with the... More > Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most expansive source on Norse mythology. The first part of the Codex Regius preserves poems that narrate the creation and foretold destruction and rebirth of the Old Norse mythological world as well as individual myths about gods concerning Norse deities. The poems in the second part narrate legends about Norse heroes and heroines, such as Sigurd, Brynhildr and Gunnar. The Prose Edda, sometimes referred to as the Younger Edda or Snorri's Edda is an Icelandic manual of poetics which also contains many mythological stories. Its purpose was to enable Icelandic poets and readers to understand the subtleties of alliterative verse, and to grasp the mythological allusions behind the many kennings that were used in skaldic poetry.< Less