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  - Mandy Dejonghe - Goodreads

This book was excellent insight into the world of Norse Mythology which I find extremely interesting. It talked about the myths and then went on to explain how they related to the people who wrote ... Read full review

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Useful to me for the details on Viking lore. A short but enjoyable read Read full review


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Hilda Davidson (1912-2006) was a lecturer and Vice-President of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge.

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