Norse Mythology: Tales of the Gods, Sagas and Heroes

Norse Mythology: Tales of the Gods, Sagas and Heroes

by Various Authors


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The myths and legends of the Norseman have entertained the young and old for hundreds of years. Collated here in this thrilling treasury, these tales will transport you to the magical realms of Asgard, Midgard and Jötunheim.

Full of dramatic stories of dark deeds, cunning and war, as well as love, compassion and humor, Norse mythology has influenced countless generations of writers, including Tolkein, George R. R. Martin and Stan Lee.

Following the deeds of the powerful Norse gods, such as Odin, Thor and Loki, and filled with a host of fantastic creatures and magical objects, these tales conjure up a world of heroism and romance that will enthrall readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789506556
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
Publication date: 09/01/2019
Series: Arcturus Classic Myths and Legends
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 533,140
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by James Shepherd, this collection includes tales selected from a number of anthologies brought together by writers such as Sarah Powers Bradish, Abbie Farewell Brown and Mary Litchfield.

Table of Contents

Tales from the Eddas
Introductory Chapter - Litchfield
Odin Seeks Wisdom from Mimir - Litchfield
The Giant Builder - Brown
How Thiassi Captured Loki - Litchfield
Thiassi Carries Off Idunn - Litchfield
The Gods Grow Old - Lichfield
Loki Brings Back Idunn - Litchfield
Skadi's Choice - Brown
Geirröd and Agnar - Bradish
Freyr - Bradish
Freyja - Bradish
Loki and Skyrmsli - Bradish
Loki Makes Trouble Between the Artists and the Gods - Litchfield
Badlr and Loki - Litchfield
Baldr's Dreams - Litchfield
The Mistletoe - Brown
Thor and Thrym - Litchfield
Thor and Skrymir - Litchfield
Thor's Journey to Get the Kettle for Ægir - Litchfield
In the Giant's House - Brown
Thor's Duel - Brown
The Binding of the Wolf - Litchfield
The Death of Baldr - Litchfield
Baldr's Funeral - Litchfield
Hermod's Journey in the Search of Baldr - Litchfield
Loki at Ægir's Feast - Litchfield
The Capture of Loki - Litchfield
The Beginning of Poetry - Bradish
The Judgment Hall of the Dead - Bradish
The Twilight of the Gods - Litchfield
Tales from the Sagas
The Story of Völund - Goddard
Kind Olaf the Saint - Goddard
Signy - Bradish
King Sigmund - Bradish
The House of the Helper - Bradish
Regin's Story - Bradish
The Forging of the Sword - Bradish
The Prophecy of the Gripir - Bradish
The Glittering Heath - Bradish
Brynhild - Bradish
Gudrun's Dreams - Bradish
Sigurd at Lymdale - Bradish
Sigurd at the Palace of the Niblungs - Bradish
The Wooing of Brynhild - Bradish
The Quarrell of the Queens - Bradish
The End of the Treasure - Bradish
The Story of Aslog - Magnusson and Morris
Ragnar Lodbrok - Magnusson and Morris
The Story of Kormak - Kellett
The Tale of Geirmund Hell-skin - Kellett
The Saga of Hord - Kellett
The Tale of Gretti and Glam - Kellett
The Tale of Thidrandi - Kellett
The Tale of Hallbjorn Hall - Kellett
Brand the Generous - Kellett
Halfdan the Black - Samual Laing tr.
Frithiof the Bold and Fair Ingeborg - Magnusson and Morris
The Story of Gunnlaugh the Worm-tongue and Raven the Skald - Magnusson and Morris

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