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An introduction to Viking mythology

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Published by Grange Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Norse.,
  • Legends -- Scandinavia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Grant.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20342346M
    ISBN 101856278301


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From the Introduction of this page book: "Viking mythology is Norse mythology, and Norse mythology is in turn the best recorded version of Teutonic mythology.

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An Introduction to Viking Mythology by John Grant helped sate this curiosity. Grant gives a detailed description of all the gods, goddesses, and other beings that exist in Viking mythology. He also does a good job in listing and explaining various Viking tales in an organized and concise way/5(4).

It begins by introducing each of the characters that feature in the stories: the goddesses Freya, Frigga, Iduna, Hela, the gods Odin, Thor, Loki, Balder, Frey and countless other giants, elves, dwarves, Norns and Valkyries, heroes and heroines of the mythical Viking world/5.

The Viking Spirit is an introduction to Norse mythology like no other. As you’d expect from Daniel McCoy, the creator of the enduringly popular website Norse Mythology for Smart People, it’s written to scholarly standards, but in a simple, clear, and entertaining style /5(). Volumes One and Two of Viking Myths are two new books written by Jacqueline Morley and illustrated by Patrick Brooks, Alessandra Fusi and Alida Massari.

The stories inside include the classic Norse myths of Asgard, Loki, Thor and his hammer. The beautiful illustrations complement these old, mysterious and exciting stories perfectly. The story of Norse mythology is, at its. The Viking Spirit is an introduction to Norse mythology like no other.

As you’d expect from Daniel McCoy, the creator of the enduringly popular website Norse Mythology for Smart People, it’s written to scholarly standards, but in a simple, clear, and entertaining style /5.

My Books The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion The Love of Destiny: The Sacred and the Profane in Germanic Polytheism. If you've always wanted to read about Norse mythology but never knew where to start, I've compiled my favorites.

In no specific order, there are the best Norse Mythology books. Read on. With its inclusion of the latest groundbreaking research in the field, The Viking Spirit is the ultimate introduction to the timeless splendor of Norse mythology and religion for the 21st Century.

Click here to go to its page on Amazon, where you can buy it as a good, old-fashioned physical book, a Kindle ebook, or an Audible audiobook. This book is intended as a introduction to Norse/Viking Mythology and culture for the layman. It is An introduction to Viking mythology book in a fairly accessible style and contains a plethora of information and retells many of the best known tales from Norse An introduction to Viking mythology book.

It also includes many footnotes and a large bibliography if one is inclined to read deeper about these topics/5. Over full-colour illustrations, including Viking artefacts. with compelling myths and legends retold in a lively style.

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The whole range of Viking mythology covered, from Odin and the creation right through the lives and adventures to the death ofgoddesses and gods. An introduction to Viking mythology. [John Grant] "A Quantum book"--Title page verso. Originally published: © Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm: Contents: Introduction: the origins of the Viking peoples --Guide to gods, goddesses and others --The creation.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm: Contents: Introduction: the origins of the Viking peoples --Guide to gods, goddesses and others --The creation ; Special feature: Asgard --Tales of gods and goddesses ; Special feature: Valhalla --Tales of the Valkyries --Tales of heroes --Ragnarok ; Special feature: the.

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The Viking Spirit is an introduction to Norse mythology like no other. As you'd expect from Daniel McCoy, the creator of the enduringly popular website Norse Mythology for Smart People (), it's written to scholarly standards, but in a simple, clear, and entertaining style that's easy to understand and a pleasure to read.

The Viking Spirit is an introduction to Norse mythology like no other. As you’d expect from Daniel McCoy, the creator of the enduringly popular website Norse Mythology for Smart People (), it’s written to scholarly standards, but in a simple, clear, and entertaining style that’s easy to understand and a pleasure to read/5().

The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion. Author. McCoy, Daniel.

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An introduction to Viking mythology. [John Grant] -- Introduces Viking mythology, including stories of gods and goddesses, and heroes and heroines. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Norse Mythology are the stories of the Scandanavian Norse were extremely skilled at sea faring; consequently, they were exposed to different Norse came upon the Romans, who in turn, hired them as mercenaries.

The Roman culture was extremely advanced; consequently, the Norseman adopted some of their belief system into their own culture.

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Summary: Introduction. The only two original sources of Norse mythology are two Icelandic texts, the Elder Edda (first written around a.d.

but containing earlier tales) and the Younger Edda (written by Snori Sturluson at the end of the s). The Norse myths are bleaker than the Greek and Roman tales. An Introduction to Viking Mythology by Grant, John A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia, and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period. The northernmost extension of Germanic mythology, Norse mythology consists of tales of various deities, beings, and heroes derived from numerous sources from both before and after the.

This provided a first introduction into Norse mythology but I found all this short volume sought to contain a little overwhelming. This differed from the other series titles in that it seemed to want to include more and did so in the same number of pages but with more scarcity of details/5.

John Grant AN INTRODUCTION TO VIKING MYTHOLOGY Early Edition Hardcover Secaucus, New Jersey Chartwell Books, Inc.

Very Good in a Very Good dust Rating: % positive. Product Information. The Viking Spirit is an introduction to Norse mythology like no other. As you'd expect from Daniel McCoy, the creator of the enduringly popular website Norse Mythology for Smart People (), it's written to scholarly standards, but in a simple, clear, and entertaining style that's easy to understand and a pleasure to read.5/5(3).

The Viking Spirit is an introduction to Norse mythology like no other. As you’d expect from Daniel McCoy, the creator of the endearingly popular website "Norse Mythology for Smart People", it’s written to scholarly standards, but in a simple, clear, and entertaining style that’s easy to understand and a pleasure to listen to.

Buy An Introduction to Viking Mythology by Grant, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Norse Mythology explores the magical myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland and outlines 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 4/5(2). The author starts off with a page or so introduction to the myths, covering the Norse world, cosmology, the pantheon of Norse gods, the sources, and the general structure of the heart of the book consists of 32 myths, arranged in basically a chronological order - beginning with the creation of the world / Ymir, and ending with is followed by notes (of a more academic Cited by: Introduction 1 PART ONE: THE EARLIEST SOURCES OF OLD NORSE MYTHOLOGY 9 1.

Creation and Cosmos 11 2. Gods and Giants 23 3. Heroes and Humans 50 4. Afterlife and Apocalypse 68 PART TWO: THE RECEPTION OF NORSE MYTH 83 5. The Viking Legacy 85 6.

Romantic Revolutions 7. The Rise of Racism 8. Contemporary Myths Epilogue Timeline File Size: 3MB. That’s the question I was looking for.

There are so many books on mythology out there, especially at the beginner level, that if you were to make a pile with one copy of each it would probably reach all the way up to Asgard itself.

Trying to decid. Norse, of Course. Improve reading skills with Norse, of Course. book series for children with its expanded vocabulary that is complex and challenging. These books are Norse mythology retold as historical fiction that provides an introduction to Norse and Viking stories modernized in fun rhyme with whimsical pictures.