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An Introduction to Viking Mythology

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Published by Chartwell Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • Sale Books,
  • Ancient - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8103457M
ISBN 100785816100
ISBN 109780785816102
OCLC/WorldCa52305044

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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 /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 written in a fairly accessible style and contains a plethora of information and retells many of the best known tales from Norse Mythology. 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. The whole range of Viking mythology covered, from Odin and the creation, right through the lives and adventures to the death of the goddesses and gods. - Buy The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion book online at best prices in India on Read The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(). The whole range of Viking mythology covered, from Odin and the creation right through the lives and adventures to the death ofgoddesses and gods.