Illustrated Norse Myths

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Author: Alex Frith,Louie Stowell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781409550723

Category: Mythology, Norse

Page: 280

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A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker, Illustrated Norse Myths features dynamic artwork by Matteo Pincelli brings to life the exciting, strange and sometimes dangerous world of the Norse gods.

Usborne Illustrated Guide to Norse Myths and Legends

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Author: Cheryl Evans,Anne Millard,Rodney Matthews

Publisher: Usborne

ISBN: 9780881102499

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Identifies the gods, goddesses, giants, and supernatural beasts of Norse mythology, recounts the most famous stories about Thor, Loki, Freyja, and Balder, and briefly describes Viking culture.

LEGENDS OF NORSELAND - 24 Illustrated Norse and Viking Legends

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Author: Anon E. Mouse

Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 882759275X

Category: Fiction

Page: 169

View: 8050

Herein are 24 illustrated easy-to-read Norse and Viking legends, including the Song of the Valkyries, rewritten with young adults in mind. Here you will find the legends of the Norse and Viking inhabitants of Asgard – Odin, Freya, Thor, Loki, Heimdall, Baldur and many others. These are the legends of the actions and feats of these high-dwellers before time itself had begun. These legends also give valuable background to the Marvel movies of Odin, Thor, Loki, Heimdall, Sif and others which will give you the reader more understanding about how the legends of Thor, Loki and other Scandinavian legends came to be. But do not be put off - these are the contemporary versions of these legends and stories re-written with young adults in mind, and not the heavy, hard to understand versions which academics would revel in. The legends in this volume are: I the beginning II. Yggdrasil III odin at the well of wisdom IV odin and the all-wise giant V the stolen wine part i. VI the stolen wine part ii VII. Loke’s theft VIII thor’s hammer XI the theft of the hammer XII the finding of the hammer XIII the apples of life Parts I & II XV loke’s wolf XVI the fenris wolf XVII defeat of hrungner XVIII thor and skrymer XIX thor and the utgard-king XX thor and the midgard serpent The Valkyries’ song XXI the dying baldur XXII the punishment of loke XXIII the darkness that fell on asgard This volume also includes a vocabulary which gives the spelling and pronunciations of the names of the characters in the legends. So, we invite you to curl up with these illustrated, ancient Northern legends and immerse yourself in the tales and lore of yesteryear. ---------------------------- KEYWORDS: fairy tales, folklore, myths, legends, children’s stories, children’s stories, bygone era, fairydom, fairy land, classic stories, children’s bedtime stories, fables, Legends of Norseland, the beginning, yggdrasil, ygdrasil, odin, well of wisdom, all-wise giant, stolen wine, loki, loke’s theft, thor, hammer, Sleipnir, theft of the hammer, finding of the hammer, apples of life, loke’s wolf, fenris wolf, defeat of hrungner, thor and skrymer, thor and the utgard-king, thor and the midgard serpent, valkyries’ song, dying baldur, punishment of loke, darkness that fell on Asgard, Norse, Viking, inhabitants of Asgard, Freya, Heimdall, Frigg, Gold-fax,Hrungner, horse, Hödor, Hodor, Idun, Apples of Youth, Jötunheim, Jotunheim, Mídgard, abode of men, Magne, Norn, Three fates, three young women, Ragnarok, Twilight of the gods, Sif, Thunder-god, Valhalla

Thor

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Author: Shannon Eric Denton

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781602705692

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Tells the legendary story of Thor, the Norse god of thunder, and his adventures with his brothers Hoor and Baldur, his role in the great battle Ragnarok, and his powerful hammer that had the power to create lightning.

Heimdall

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Author: Rob M. Worley

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781602705661

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Shares the story of Heimdall, the Norse god who gaurded the rainbow bridge between Earth and the home of the gods.

Norse Myths

Viking Legends of Heroes and Gods

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Author: Martin J Dougherty

Publisher: Amber Books Ltd

ISBN: 178274343X

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 4735

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. Ideas taken from Norse mythology are frequently found in modern fantasy and science fiction – such as elves, dwarfs and undead warriors rising from an unquiet grave, for example. 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 of real and imagined people, featuring both heroic tales and humorous escapades. 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. Tolkien. Illustrated with 180 colour and black-&-white artworks and illustrations, Norse Myths is an engaging and highly informative exploration of a rich mythology that still resounds today.

Tales of Norse Mythology

Illustrated Edition

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Author: Helen A. Guerber

Publisher: Fall River

ISBN: 9781435166769

Category:

Page: N.A

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A collection of mythological stories from the Vikings, including gods and goddesses such as Odin, Thor, Freya, and Loki.

Norse Mythology

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Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781617147265

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 436

Collects stories from ancient Norse mythology, including the creation of the world, the tree of the universe, and the end of the world with the battle of Ragnarok.

The Norse Myths

Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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Author: Dr Tom Birkett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1786488809

Category: History

Page: 336

View: 8055

The great Norse Myths are among the most dramatic and unforgettable stories in all human history. These fascinating, fantastical tales have inspired centuries of art, culture and literature, including the storytelling of Tolkien, Neil Gaiman, George RR Martin's Game of Thrones, Wagner's Ring Cycle and Marvel Comics. The Norse Myths takes us on a thrilling journey through the Norse cosmos, from the creation of the world to Ragnarok, the final world-destroying conflict; via the Nine Worlds, and the exploits of the mighty gods and goddesses - mystical Odin, malicious Loki, mighty Thor and more - and their quarrel with the giants. Bringing to life the magical world of monsters and mythical creatures, this also introduces the adventures of humankind: folk heroes and tricksters; Sigmund's great battle in the Volsung Saga; the exploits of Kings and Princes; and Viking exploration and settlement of new lands including Iceland, Greenland, America, and Viking life in the Mediterranean and the East. As well as a treasure trove of these epic stories of heroism and cruelty, squabbles and seductions, The Norse Myths is a comprehensive study of their origins, survival and interpretations - as academically important as it is exhilarating.

Freya

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Author: Christopher E. Long

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1616414006

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8198

Shares the story of the beautiful Norse goddess Freya, who found true love with a blind god.