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Viking Myths & Sagas: retold from ancient Norse texts

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by Rosalind Kerven
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Viking Myths & Sagas: retold from ancient Norse texts by Rosalind Kerven

An accessible, meticulously researched introduction to Viking Age oral literature - 34 stories based on the oldest texts, authentically interpreted and retold by a highly acclaimed storyteller. The ONLY book to feature little known Viking Age sagas and heroic legends alongside the Norse myths - and the FIRST major new retellings of the myths for 35 years.? Brings alive all the most significant and interesting Viking Age stories, painting vivid portraits of Viking people, culture and beliefs.? Includes many fascinating tales previously only known within the academic world.? Each story complemented by detailed notes discussing its origins, similar narratives, archaeological evidence etc.? Also features authentic Viking Age proverbs, poems, riddles and spells.? Introduces many iconic Viking women: real life queens, noblewomen, farmwives and slaves; alongside mythical giantesses, goddesses and valkyries.? Presents the true story of the Vikings' discovery of North America 500 years before Columbus; legends of the cursed ring that inspired Tolkien, and the Viking story behind Shakespeare's Hamlet. Written in consultation with leading

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Ebook Details
Pages: 416
Size: 2.1 MB
Publisher: Talking Stone
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781783016334 (EPUB)

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