Gods and myths of northern Europe

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Penguin Books, 1964 - Religion - 251 pages
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The origins and the stories behind Scandinavian deities are given in detail.

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User Review  - elenchus - LibraryThing

A man's heroic deeds will win renown, and his fine qualities will be passed on to his descendents. Such is the noblest form of immortality, and the great gods themselves achieved no more. [217 ... Read full review

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User Review  - eyja - LibraryThing

This is a very interesting read into what we know about mythology in Northern Europe in both pre- and viking age. The author does tend to do some hypothetical guesses that are presented as evidence ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
The World of the Northern Gods
23
zThe Gods of Battle
48

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