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The Greek myths and Legends for Children By James Baldwin
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A retelling of the great classical Greek legends by an accomplished master. Easy access to the greatest stories ever told. Discover the history of the Gods of Mount Olympus. This was the Golden Age.... More > Relive it with the tales of Jupiter and Prometheus< Less
The Greek myths and Legends for Children By James Baldwin
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A retelling of the great classical Greek legends by an accomplished master. Easy access to the greatest stories ever told. Discover the history of the Gods of Mount Olympus. This was the Golden Age.... More > Relive it with the tales of Jupiter and Prometheus< Less
THE CHILDREN OF ODIN THE BOOK OF NORTHERN MYTHS By PADRAIC COLUM
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Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern... More > paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world. These ancient stories from Northern Europe, which make up one of the great myth cycles of Western civilization, spring to life in The Children of Odin.< Less
The Children of Odin the Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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Once there was another Sun and another Moon; a different Sun and a different Moon from the ones we see now. Sol was the name of that Sun and Mani was the name of that Moon. But always behind Sol and... More > Mani wolves went, a wolf behind each. The wolves caught on them at last and they devoured Sol and Mani. And then the world was in darkness and cold. In those times the Gods lived, Odin and Thor, Hödur and Baldur, Tyr and Heimdall, Vidar and Vali, as well as Loki, the doer of good and the doer of evil. And the beautiful Goddesses were living then, Frigga, Freya, Nanna, Iduna, and Sif. But in the days when the Sun and Moon were destroyed the Gods were destroyed too—all the Gods except Baldur who had died before that time, Vidar and Vali, the sons of Odin, and Modi and Magni, the sons of Thor.< Less
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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The Children of Odin was published in 1920 by Pádraic Colum. He was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. These ancient... More > stories in this book from Northern Europe, which make up one of the great myth cycles of Western civilization, spring to life in The Children of Odin. This classic volume, first published in 1920 and reissued in 1962, is now available for the first time in paperback, illustrated with the original line drawings by Willy Pogany, to inspire a new generation of readers.This scarce antiquarian book is a Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
Children of Odin: A Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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THE CHILDREN OF ODIN The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum Illustrated by Willy Pogany
Children of Odin: A Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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THE CHILDREN OF ODIN The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum Illustrated by Willy Pogany
Myth, Fact, and Confusion in the Disappearances of Children in Guatemala By Stephen Fraser
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7,000 word magazine article on the rumors and stories that surrounded the alleged disappearances of children in Guatemala in the early 1990s. The article was prompted by an attack that took place in... More > San Cristobal Verapaz, Guatemala, on an American tourist, June Weinstock, in early 1994. A mob of people, under the mistaken belief that Weinstock was a witch who stole children, nearly beat her to death. The article examines some of the social forces as well as the myths and stories that may have led to the attack, especially the increasing number of adoptions of Guatemalan children by Americans. Despite persistent allegations that many of these adoptions were illegal, the truth of the matter was difficult to discern.< Less
Myth, Fact, and Confusion in the Disappearances of Children in Guatemala By Stephen Fraser
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7,000 word magazine article on the rumors and stories that surrounded the alleged disappearances of children in Guatemala in the early 1990s. The article was prompted by an attack that took place in... More > San Cristobal Verapaz, Guatemala, on an American tourist, June Weinstock, in early 1994. A mob of people, under the mistaken belief that Weinstock was a witch who stole children, nearly beat her to death. The article examines some of the social forces as well as the myths and stories that may have led to the attack, especially the increasing number of adoptions of Guatemalan children by Americans. Despite persistent allegations that many of these adoptions were illegal, the truth of the matter was difficult to discern.< Less
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths, Illustrated By Padraic Colum
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Padraic Colum's rich, lyrical style captures the magic and mysticism of the Norse myths with tales of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern Utopia of Asgard before the dawn of man. Here... More > are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world.< Less