Month: April 2014

The Norsemen in the Viking Age

Title: The Norsemen in the Viking Age Author: Eric Christiansen Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Release Date: 2006 Format: Paperback Pages: 396 Source: 9781405149648 This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived. Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking

A Dictionary of Northern Mythology

Title: A Dictionary of Northern Mythology Author: Rudolph Simek Genre: Mythology Publisher: BOYE6 Release Date: 2008 Format: Paperback Pages: 438 Source: 9780859915137 Scholarly and precise... Should be established as the standard work on its subject... belongs in any major reference collection. REFERENCE REVIEWS For two and a half thousand years, from 1500 BC to AD

Gods and Myths of Northern Europe

Title: Gods and Myths of Northern Europe Author: H.R. Ellis Davidson Genre: Mythology Publisher: Penguin Books Release Date: 1990 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Source: 9780140136272 This title surveys the pre-Christian beliefs of the Scandinavian and Germanic people. It provides an introduction to this subject, giving basic outlines to the sagas and stories, and helps identify