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  - Rhonda - Goodreads

Very informative on the Gods and Myths of Northern Europe but very dry writing. I barely got started and couldn't stay interested enough to even finish. I am not sure how to rate it- for me, the writing style and dryness made the book a difficult boring read but the information was all there. Read full review

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Great book. Easy read but thorough and very informative. 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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