2 edition of Norse myths and legends found in the catalog.
Norse myths and legends
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||All about myths|
|LC Classifications||BL860 .G36 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781410949738, 9781410949783|
|LC Control Number||2012017719|
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. Norse Mythology is a much-needed (ironically) humane retelling of the great northern tales. Gaiman underlines how important oral traditions are to mankind—perhaps the reason why he has taken a more affectionate, tone terms of voice for this book.
Announced in late , Dark Horse Comics' comic book adaptation of Neil Gaiman's prose novel Norse Mythology will get an October . Norse mythology is rich in adventure and ideas about creation, death and the afterlife. 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 5/5(1).
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).Reviews: 1. 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).
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My book The Viking Spirit retells no less than thirty-four of them – more than any other book in the field – while also providing an equally in-depth look at the wider religion of which Norse mythology was a part. I’ve also written a popular list of The 10 Best Norse Mythology Books.
D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls The Terrible Troll-Bird About this book This beautiful volume introduces young children to the creatures of every continent.
Illustrations throughout this introduction to the legends of Norse folklore depict a wondrous other world and fantastical Northern landscape/5().
History books Vikings Norse Myths and Legends. Series: Myths and legends. Write a review. Paperback £ Add. You have 0 of these in your Basket. 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. Norse Myths and Legends By Cheryl Evans & Anne Millard Illustrated By Rodney Matthews Considering that this book is mainly targeted at children from the ages of 7 to their early teens, the information presented here is mythologically accurate and /5(18).
A vivid retelling of Norse mythology that explores these legendary stories and their significance and influence on the Viking world. Valhalla and its pantheon of gods and heroes have always fascinated readers, whether it is how these tales illuminate the Viking world or influence cultural touchstones like J.
Tolkien, whose Middle Earth is heavily indebted to Germanic and Norse mythology /5(11). And that love can continue through the teen years. There's more than just Greek and Roman mythology, too. The fantastic (in every sense of the word) books on this list draw from Indian, Norse, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean myths.
For more great fantasy reads, check out our Fantasy Books for Kids and 10 Thrilling Books for Teens Who Love Fantasy. 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) Dromi, another chain to bind Fenrir.
(Norse Mythology) Gleipnir, the fetter that successfully bound the wolf Fenrir. It was light and thin as silk but strong as creation itself and made from six impossible ingredients.
(Norse mythology) Red string of fate, an East Asian belief originating from Chinese legend. According to this. Norse mythology is rich in adventure and ideas about creation, death and the afterlife.
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 /5(5).
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural : $ Browse books Catalogue Gift books Classic stories and fairytales Also in Fairy tales and classic stories Myths and legends Fairy tales and classic stories Stories from around the world Fairy tales and classic stories Story collections History books Vikings Illustrated Norse myths.
Series: Story collections. Norse Myths and Legends book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I think this is a great book for kids. (Norse mythology is also my fave, so I have a hard time not liking anything to do with Odin and crew.
I also want to point out, /5. Tales of Norse Mythology by Helen A Guerber, pages If you’re interested in Norse Mythology and old folklore this book is a must-have. This printing is based on historical collections of mythology and old Norse epics that have been neatly organized into this gorgeous leather-bound novel/5.
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.
Munch’s handbook of Norse Mythology, which first appeared inwas originally written as a supplementary volume to a school text on the history of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. As a book for students and as a work of general reference it has maintained its popularity.
The third edition. Download the audio, Right Click Save As We have already met the Norse hero, Sigurd. After killing a dragon, he rode his horse through a ring of fire to discover a sleeping princess – a Valkyrie or War Maiden. Her name was Brynhilde.
He woke her with a kiss – but was it happily [ ]. 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. 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 Norse Myths and Viking Legends By (author) Isabel Wyatt. The world of the Norse people was rich in poetry, legend and song. Whenever there was a feast to greet guests, to celebrate weddings or the safe return of voyagers, the bards were called upon to tell stories and sing Myths and Viking Legends brings together three epic sagas — ‘The Saga of King Ragnar Goatskin’, ‘The.
Scandinavians of the Viking Age explored the mysteries of life through their sagas. Folklorist Helene Adeline Guerber brings to life the gods and goddesses, giants and dwarves, and warriors and monsters of these stories in Tales of Norse g from the comic to the tragic, these legends tell of passion, love, friendship, pride, courage, strength, loyalty, and :.
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).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.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.