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5 edition of Norse mythology. found in the catalog.

Norse mythology.

by Rasmus Björn Anderson

  • 382 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by S.C. Griggs and company in Chicago, London, Trübner & co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Norse.,
  • Old Norse literature.,
  • Northmen -- Religion.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL860 .A6 1884
    The Physical Object
    Pagination473 p.
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6407068M
    LC Control Number40025667
    OCLC/WorldCa376999

    Introducing an instant classic--master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a.   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 4/5(2).

      Thank our lucky stars that Neil Gaiman chose to do something with his keen interest in Norse mythology. We devoured this strange and wonderful book packed with stories about intimidating giants, messed-up gods, and shamanism. Witty and stunning, Norse Mythology is an author–subject matter match made in heaven; reading it made us very happy/5().   • Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman is published by Bloomsbury (£20). To order a copy for £15 go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.

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Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman I’ve always loved mythology but am much more knowledge about Greek and Roman than Norse, so when a friend recommended a book about Norse mythology and written by the incredible Neil Gaiman, then I jumped at the chance and even bumped it up to ‘to read list’/5(K).

Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman Norse Mythology is a book by Neil Gaiman. The book is Gaiman's retelling of several stories from Norse mythology. These stories include the theft of Thor's hammer, the binding of Fenrir and other tales about the Aesir/5. Loki is the Bart Simpson of Norse mythology, forever pulling pranks, forever getting caught and forever talking his way out of the consequences " — The New York Times Book Review "[These] Norse mythology.

book, especially the books of Norse and Greek myths, were and remain crucial to me, and now to my own children/5().

Norse Mythology for Smart People provides an accessible, entertaining, and reliable introduction to the Vikings’ mythology and religion, with scholarly sources cited for everything.

Come on in to learn all you’ve ever wanted to know about the Norse gods, stories, beliefs, way of life, and more. Norse Mythology is a book by Neil Gaiman.

The book is Gaiman's retelling of several stories from Norse stories include the theft of Thor's hammer, the binding of Fenrir and other tales about the Aesir.

The book received positive reviews in The New Yorker, Washington Post and The Times. Kirkus Reviews called it "Superb. Just the thing for the literate fantasy lover and the Novels: Good Omens, Neverwhere, Stardust. Norse Mythology retells the Norse stories about the forming of the world, the creation of Yggdrasil and the Nine Worlds, how Odin lost his eye, how the gods got their treasures, Loki’s children, Thor’s journey to the land of the giants, the death of Balder, Ragnarok, and more.

Tales of Norse Mythology is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers ISBN:   Norse Mythology introduces readers to a deeper world, rooted in the traditions of northern story telling.

And what most of us know of Norse mythology only scratches the surface. Gaiman’s book serves as a welcome point of entry to a new generation of readers.

Bill Jones - A.V. ClubBrand: HarperCollins Publishers. THE PLAYERS. Many gods and goddesses are named in Norse mythology. You will meet quite a few of them in these pages. Most of the stories we have, however, concern two gods, Odin and his son Thor, and Odin’s blood brother, a giant’s son called Loki, who lives with the Aesir in Asgard.

This book is going to be the first release in a series of Norse Mythology books. Each book will take a path to a different part of Viking's lore and explore myths, stories, and legends from the Norse cosmos.

Kickstarter. The KickstarTHOR campaign was run by Jon Schindehette/Art Order, from 14th Feb - 16th March The 10 Best Norse Mythology Books; About Me; Contact; Search for: My Books.

The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion. The Love of Destiny: The Sacred and the Profane in Germanic Polytheism.

The Ultimate Online Guide to Norse Mythology and Religion. Probably one of the most beautiful, leather bound, gold leaf books on Norse mythology produced since the turn of the last centuries Norrœna edition's.

Truly gorgeous illustrations, granted it's still the old Helen A. Guerber translation with all it's errors and contemporary, (late 19th century), poetry but it /5(). In “Norse Mythology”, Neil Gaiman retells the Norse stories about the framing of the world, the production of Yggdrasil and the Nine Worlds, how Odin lost his eye, how the divine beings got their fortunes, Loki’s kids, Thor’s excursion to the place that is known for the mammoths, the passing of Balder, Ragnarok, and the sky is the limit from there.

The Norse mythology books listed below are free to read online or download as eBooks. Some editions are out of print or were published before (and therefore in the public domain). Others have been posted online by academic institutions, authors, publishers or scholarly societies.

Before Norse Mythology, I read the beautifully illustrated D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths () for children. I found that the humor, violence, imagination, pathos, and plots are essentially the same in both, but that Gaiman gives more emotional, psychological, and physical detail. After years of invoking the Norse gods in books like The Sandman and American Gods, Gaiman finally gave his comprehensive take on them in his book Norsemuch like American Gods.

In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki—son of a giant—blood 4/5(91).

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Edith Hamilton’s mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present.

Announced in lateDark Horse Comics' comic book adaptation of Neil Gaiman's prose novel Norse Mythology will get an October .The other book had the more classic and popular myths whereas this book contained prose translations of all the norse myths/legends/sagas taken from Snorri Sturllsons Poetic Edda series.

Which of course does contain some of the classics but there were many out of the 35 that I /5.Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction.

Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's Brand: W.

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