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Norse Myths & Legends

Philip Ardagh

Norse Myths & Legends

  • 356 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by World Book .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Folklore,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Legends,
  • Mythology, Norse,
  • Northmen,
  • Scandinavia,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesArdagh, Philip. World Book Myths & Legends Series.
    ContributionsStephen May (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9463078M
    ISBN 100716626101
    ISBN 109780716626107

    Entertaining and sometimes horrifying legends of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and giants survive from pagan Scandinavia, even though the Norsemen were unable to write them down. Odin and Thor, Freyja and Loki, Sigurd the Volsung, Gudrun and Brynhild are the most famous of these mythical characters, whose stories were eventually recorded.4/5(2).   This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths. This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make Norse myths and legends so compelling. show more. Product details. For ages ;/5(40).


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D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths Hardcover – by Ingri d'Aulaire (Author), Edgar Parin d'Aulaire (Author), Michael Chabon (Preface) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 3 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions.

Unknown Binding. $ 61 Used from $ 39 New from Norse Myths & Legends book 5 Collectible from $/5(). Norse Myths and Legends (All About Myths) Paperback – January 1, by Anita Ganeri (Author) › Visit Amazon's Anita Ganeri Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Anita Ganeri. The body of stories that we today call “Norse mythology” formed one of the centerpieces of the pagan Norse religion. These are the tales that Viking poets recited in dimly lit halls to the captivated attendees of grand feasts, and which fathers and mothers told to their children around roaring hearth-fires on long winter nights.

Continue reading Tales →. Read this book last year. I rather enjoyed how the author pointed out some of the modern day distortions of Nordic history/myths.

Such as how the vikings were viewed as the "noble savage" and romanticized (Valkyries who were once gruesome hags, were transformed into beautiful shield maidens or how vikings were suddenly depicted as having wings on their helmets) in Victorian times/5.

The third entry in the World Book Myths & Legends Series that I have read - following upon Ancient Egyptian Myths & Legends and Ancient Greek Myths & Legends - this collection offers a very brief introduction to the incredibly rich body of tales that constitute Norse mythology.

Like the other volumes in the series, it includes an extensive list for further reading, a "Who's Who" in mythology /5. The 10 Best Norse Mythology Books The Viking Spirit: An Introduction to Norse Mythology and Religion by Daniel McCoyNorse Mythology by Neil GaimanThe D’Aulaires’ Book of Norse Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’AulaireGods and Myths of Northern Europe by H.R.

Ellis DavidsonMyth and Religion of the North: The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia by E.O.G (more items). This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths.

This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make Norse myths and legends so compelling. The wonderful book, Usborne illustrated guide to Norse Myths and legends is a must buy for anyone who likes reading adventuresome tales.

This book is filled with good facts on norse myths and legends. The illustrations are one of a kind and simply breath taking. This fact filled book also includes a who's who that has painstaking details/5(4). A superbly illustrated guide to the Norse myths, brought to life with magical illustrations by Rodney Matthews.

Includes an 8-page 'Who's who' to all the important Norse gods, heroes and monsters, with vital information on their lives, characters and supernatural attributes. Thor, the Norse god of Thunder, goes on a fishing trip with a giant, and rows into the waters of the Midgard Serpent.

Fenris the Wolf. Fenris the Wolf was so Norse Myths & Legends book that he could bite through chains. The tragic, tale of how a favourite son of the gods was killed. This one is really sad.

The Punishment of Loki. D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths book. The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods.

Free audio books in genre Myths/Legends that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a. 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. Meet dragon-slaying heroes and giant-smashing gods, as well as Thor, the thunder god, Loki the shape-shifting trickster and sea serpents, fire demons and frost giants in these awe-inspiring myths.

Includes a guide to Norse names and characters, and internet links to websites to find out more about the Vikings. Norse Myths: Viking Legends of Heroes and Gods - Ebook written by Martin J Dougherty. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Norse Myths: 4/5(7). Norse Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monster from the Ancient Norse Mythology It includes gripping retellings of no less than 34 epic Norse myths - more than any other book in the field - while also providing an equally comprehensive overview of the fascinating viking religion of which Norse.

Norse Myths book. Discover Norse mythology through the enthralling exploits of all-powerful Odin, mighty Thor, and the trickster Loki. Get this from a library. Norse myths and legends. [Joanne Randolph;] -- In Norse mythology, giants, tricksters, and hammer-wielding gods reign supreme.

The exciting stories of Odin, Thor, and Loki served as the foundation for a religious system that is fascinating and.

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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. Get this from a library. Norse myths and legends.

[Anita Ganeri] -- The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years.

This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a. • 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. The book explores Norse myths (stories, usually religious, which explain origins, why things are as they are, the nature of the spiritual) and legends (stories which attempt to explain historical events and which may involve historical characters but which are told in a non-historical way and which often include supernatural events)/5(12).

The book also examines how Norse myths were interpreted in a Christianized Europe and how their motifs influenced medieval German writers and, in turn, were used in the modern world in very different ways, by the likes of composer Richard Wagner and in the writings of J.R.R.

: Amber Books. Norse Myths takes a wide-ranging approach, examining the creation stories of the Norse world, the monsters and the pantheons of the deities, including such figures as Heimdall, Freya and Baldr. It looks at the sagas and the Prose and Poetic Eddas, which tell of real and imagined people, featuring both heroic tales and humorous escapades.5/5(1).

World Book's series Famous Myths and Legends of the World collects many famous stories from around the world. The stories are written in a creative way to approximate the artistry of the originals and are accompanied by colorful paintings and : $   Buy The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings by Crossley-Holland, Kevin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Tales of the Norse Gods (Oxford Myths and Legends) Cute drawings and funny advice from a dog who knows his dragons: Volume 2 (A Little Moose and Wolfie Book) /5.

Myths around Loki. Loki features in many stories of Norse Mythology, usually creating problems that the Norse gods needed to solve. For example, on one occasion he assisted a giant in stealing the apples of eternal life that grow in Asgard and preserve the youth and vigour of the Aesir gods.

So far in Storytime, we’ve featured several Norse myths, including a few Thor stories. Back in Issue 3, one of my favourites, Thor’s Stolen Hammer – in which Thor is tricked by Loki into cross-dressing to retrieve his hammer from the Storyt Thor ends up duelling with a giant with a stone also makes an appearance on an eight-legged horse.

Myths and legends; Picture book; Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki (1 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5) Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland Illustrator: Jeffrey Alan Love.

Publisher: Walker Studio. Odin, the King (or Allfather) of the Norse gods, Thor, his son, god of thunder, law and order, and Loki, the trickster god, live in 5/5(1). Alvissmal - The Words of All-Wise from the Poetic Edda of Norse Mythology In this episode we read Alvissmal, or the Words of All-Wise, from the Poetic Edda.

The dwarf Alvis (or All-Wise) visits Thor's hall to bring back Thor. IN THE DAYS OF GIANTS - Thor & Norse Mythology - FULL AudioBook | - This book is made of the stories told by the Northern folk,—the people who live in the land of the. Legends of the Gods. The Egyptian Texts by E.A. Wallis Budge () Legends of Babylon and Egypt in relation to Hebrew tradition by L.W.

(Leonard William) King () Legends of the Jews. Vol. 1 From the creation to Jacob by Louis Ginzberg () Myths and Legends of China by E.T.C. Werner (). Explore captivating myths of the Norse Gods and heroes.

The stories from Norse mythology linger in our culture today. Four days of our week are named after members of the Norse pantheon (Tyr, Woden [Odin], Thor, and Frigg).

Wagner’s Ring Cycle has kept one version of one of the great Norse stories alive in the minds of music lovers. Fans of. NEW SEALED Native American,Greek & Norse Mythology Myths Legends 3 book set. Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz. Native American Myths and Legends. Helen A. Guerber.

Tales of Norse Mythology. Gustav Schwab. Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece. Bonded Leather Hardcover Collectible Rating: % positive. D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths () by Ingri d'Aulaire. "…a mythological tour de force." — The New York Times "Out of print for many years, Norse Gods and Giants has been very handsomely reissued by the The New York Review Children’s Collection and retitled D’Aulaire’s Book of Norse ing a sturdy sewn binding, the book arguably represents the pinnacle of Brand: NYR Children's Collection.

Norse Myths | The stories of Thor, Odin and Loki are familiar to most of us. Many people know that the Norse gods fought against giants and were ultimately betrayed by Loki the trickster.

The end of the world and the death of the gods in a grim battle called Ragnarok has also found its way into popular culture. As an historian, as an editor of Old Norse poetry and saga, as a recorder of the venerable myths and legends of the race, he did yeoman service in establishing a sense of historical continuity between the Norway of the past and the Norway of the present.

Since his day, Norwegians have labored in. Mr. Gaiman’s forthcoming book “Norse Mythology,” which Norton will publish next February, is an almost novelistic retelling of famous myths. D'Aulaires' book of Norse Myths is a picture book containing an adaptation of Norse myth.

It begins with the creation of the world an chronicles the conflicts the Norse Gods and humans have with one another. I enjoyed this book, especially the pictures. They were created /5(11).This book reveals not only the myths of Norse mythology, but also provides the reader with historical background information of the Norse people, their developments, their history, and Ragnarok.

It reveals and explains many of the sagas and legends, and you will become familiar with the most important mystic places, legends, poems, and.D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths quantity Add to cart From the publisher: The Caldecott medal-winning D’Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the.