Norse mythology : a guide to the gods, heroes, rituals, and beliefs / by John Lindow.

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Other titles
  • Handbook of Norse mythology
Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2001
Physical description
xv, 365 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0195153820
  • 9780195153828
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-340) and index.
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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Norse mythology : a guide to the Gods, heroes, rituals, and beliefs / John Lindow.

Author
Other titles
  • Handbook of Norse mythology
Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2002, c2001
Physical description
1 online resource (382 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-280-53249-1
  • 0-19-803499-7
  • 1-4294-0226-1
Notes
  • English
  • Originally published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2001.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-340) and index.
Contents
  • Contents; A Note on Orthography; 1 Introduction; 2 Time; 3 Deities, Themes, and Concepts; 4 Print and Nonprint Resources; Index
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  • English
  • Norse Mythology explores the magical myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland--outlining along the way the prehistoric tales and beliefs from these regions that have remained embedded in the imagination of the world. The book begins with an Introduction that helps put Scandinavian mythology in place in history, followed by a chapter that explains the meaning of mythic time, and a third section that presents in-depth explanations of each mythological term. These fascinating entries identify particular deities and giants, as well as the places where they dwe

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