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Myths of the Norsemen

Author: Patricia Dawson
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016.
Series: World mythologies (Cavendish Square Publishing LLC)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Norsemen had a strong tradition of gods, rituals, and myths. Readers will discover more about the Norse: how they lived, where they lived, and what they did. The book explores how the stories and myths affected the culture of the Norse peoples, and how the cultures in turn affected the stories that pulled them together.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Dawson
ISBN: 9781502609922 1502609924
OCLC Number: 920551081
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Who Were the Norsemen? --
The Cold World of the Norsemen --
Explorers, Warriors, and Traders --
Life in Scandinavian Society --
The Mighty Aesir and More --
Preserving Norse Tradition --
Part 2: Stories and Myths --
A Frost Giant World --
The Golden Age Ends --
The Gift of Idun --
Recovering the Mjollnir --
Monstrous Offspring --
The Thaw of Spring --
Balder's Death and the Doom of the Gods.
Series Title: World mythologies (Cavendish Square Publishing LLC)
Responsibility: Patricia A. Dawson.

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Norsemen had a strong tradition of gods, rituals, and myths. Readers will discover more about the Norse: how they lived, where they lived, and what they did. The book explores how the stories and myths affected the culture of the Norse peoples, and how the cultures in turn affected the stories that pulled them together.

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