The road to hel: a study of the conception of the dead in Old Norse literature

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University Press, 1943 - Dead in literature - 208 pages
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Review: The Road to Hel: A Study of the Conception of the Dead in Old Norse Literature

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

Very, very interesting. Succinctly organized with provided commentary and analysis on "Hel", the mythological figure. I enjoyed how it offered perspectives on the underworld that I had never thought of before. Read full review

Review: The Road to Hel: A Study of the Conception of the Dead in Old Norse Literature

User Review  - Joseph F. - Goodreads

For those Norse mythology lovers out there who think they know what happens to warriors when they die, think again! Introductory books on the subject always talk of Valhalla: a hall within the realm ... Read full review

Contents

The Evidence of Archaeology
7
The disposal of the dead in heathen times p 7 The funeral
16
The Evidence op Literature
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