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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Contents

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