Gods and Myths of Northern Europe

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Penguin Adult, Dec 13, 1990 - Social Science - 256 pages
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Surveys the pre-Christian beliefs of the Scandinavian and Germanic peoples. Provides an introduction to this subject, giving basic outlines to the sagas and stories, and helps identify the charachter traits of not only the well known but also the lesser gods of the age.

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User Review  - Pilla - Goodreads

Interesting subject, but the presentation is not engrossing. Read full review

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User Review  - Maryann - Goodreads

I admittedly knew very little of Norse mythology, so when I found this book in the school library, I decided to read it. It has taken me a while to read, but I enjoyed it, particularly learning about things that were new to me. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
The Sources of our Knowledge
14
New Light on the Myths
17
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Hilda Davidson (1912-2006) was a lecturer and Vice-President of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge.

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