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John Lindow

Full Name: John Lindow
Number of Works: 16
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ISBN: 0195153820, 9780195153828
Keywords: rituals, beliefs, heroes, gods, mythology, guide, norse
Pages: 384
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

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
ISBN: 0520035208, 9780520035201
Keywords: folktales, legends, swedish
Pages: 232
Published: 1978
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0883880717, 9780883880715
Keywords: vikings, legends, myths
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1980
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0199839697, 9780199839698
Keywords: rituals, beliefs, heroes, gods, mythology, guide, norse
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 60%

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 dw