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Myths Of The Norsemen

Author : Roger Green
ISBN : 9780141388724
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story. With a brilliant introduction by Guardian Children's Fiction prize-winner, Michelle Paver. Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Myths Of The Norsemen

Author : H. A. Guerber
ISBN : 9783736808287
Genre : Literary Collections
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Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas by H.A. Guerber. A collection of myths that tell of the creation of the world, the deeds of such gods and heroes as Odin, Thor and Siegfried, the machinations of the evil Loki, and more. Entertaining and readable, these tales present the ancient Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape literature. H. A. Geuerber's The Myths of the Norsemen is a classic collection of stories retold from Norse mythology. Beginning with the Norse myth of creation and following through the sagas of more than twenty gods, heroes and villains, The Myths of the Norsemen recounts the rich mythological tradition of the Norse people. Of the more familiar characters in this collection one might immediately recognize the stories of Odin and Thor. These stories are brought together with less familiar Norse myths. Readers both young and old will delight in these classic tales of adventure and fantasy.
Category: Literary Collections

Myths Of The Pagan North

Author : Christopher Abram
ISBN : 9781847252470
Genre : History
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An engaging account of the world of the Vikings and their gods.
Category: History

Myths Of The Norsemen From The Eddas And Sagas

Author : H. A. Guerber
ISBN : 9781473384446
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This vintage book contains a comprehensive encyclopedia of ancient Scandinavian mythology. It includes explanations of many important tales and explores the meanings and symbolism of the characters and deities, all of which is interspersed with authentic poetry. Contents include: “The Beginning”, “Odin”, “Frigga”, “Thor”, “Tyr”, “Bragi”, “Idun”, “Niörd”, “Frey”, “Uller”, “Forseti”, “Heimdall”, “Hermod”, “Vidar”, “Vali”, “The Norns”, “The Valkyrs”, “Hel”, “Balder”, “Loki”, “The Giants”, “The Dwarfs”, “The Elves”, “The Sigurd Saga”, et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1909.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Hammer Of Thor Norse Mythology And Legends Special Edition

Author : H. A. Guerber
ISBN : 1934255335
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Many Norse stories were introduced to the world for the first time by H.A. Guerber in "Myths of the Norsemen" in 1909. Borrowing from this and other classic sources, "Hammer of Thor - Norse Mythology and Legends" contains more than two dozen bold and exciting myths and legends from Norse mythology, with the original sketched illustrations from the first edition of Guerber's "Myths of the Norsemen." This special edition begins with the Norse legend of creation and ends with a comparison between Norse and Greek mythology. Between, scores of larger than life heroes jump out of the pages to boast of their glorious adventures and achievements. Roam the lands of the realm of Asgard, in the company of the greatest heroes to ever populate the heavens. Follow the mighty Thor, in the complete saga of his adventures, as he smites his enemies with his fearsome hammer. Bow to King Odin, wise and feared leader of the Norse gods. Then skulk along darkened passages with Loki, the most mischievous of the gods. Claim your honor before the coming of Ragnarok, when the mighty leave this world behind to claim their ultimate reward."

Myths Of The Norsemen From The Eddas And Sagas By H A Guerber

Author : H. Guerber
ISBN : 1979315280
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Helene Adeline Guerber (1859-1929[1]), better known as H. A. Guerber, was a British historian most well known for her written histories of Germanic mythology.Her most well known work is Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas (George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., London, 1908).Other histories by Guerber include The Myths of Greece & Rome (London, George G Harrap & Co, 1908), Legends of the Rhine (A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1895; new edition 1905),[2] Stories of the Wagner Opera, The Book of the Epic, The Story of the Chosen People, The Story of the Greeks, The Story of the Romans, Legends of the Middle Ages, The Story of the Renaissance and Reformation, The Story of the Thirteen Colonies, and The Story of the Great Republic.

Norse Mythology

Author : James Shepherd
ISBN : 9781788883535
Genre : Fiction
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The myths and legends of the Norsemen have entertained both old and young alike for hundreds of years. This fascinating collection contains stories retold from the Icelandic Eddas, the principal sources of knowledge of Norse mythology, and the Sagas of the ancient world of the Vikings. Following the deeds of the powerful Norse gods, such as Odin, Thor and Loki, and filled with a host of fantastic creatures and objects containing magical properties, the tales in Norse Mythology will conjure up a world of heroism and romance that will enthrall readers.
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The Norsemen

Author : Virginia Schomp
ISBN : 0761425489
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"A retelling of several key early Scandinavian myths, with background information describing the history, geography, belief system, and customs of the Norse World"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sagas Of The Norsemen

Author : Loren Auerbach
ISBN : UOM:49015002612423
Genre : History
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Through a combination of archaeological artifacts and early writings, historians have recovered much of a lifestyle and philosophy that once rivaled those of Greece and Rome. Even today the names of figures from northern mythology, from Odin and Thor to the Valkyries, have not lost their power to excite the imagination. Richly illustrated.
Category: History

The Myths Of Greece And Rome

Author : H. A. Guerber
ISBN : 9780486120157
Genre : Social Science
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A classic of mythology, generously illustrated, long prized for its accurate retelling of the principal myths of Greece and Rome, and for its commentary on their origins and significance.
Category: Social Science