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  - Conrad Leibel - Goodreads

Great introduction to the fields of Norse mythology and literature. Illuminates some of the issues at the heart of discussing pre-Christian European mythologies. Read full review

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User Review  - Amorous - Goodreads

Great book. For the most part very objective. Although a lot is lost in translation when an objective author writes an objective study of any religion it can also be a useful viewpoint in an age when ... 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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