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Myths of the Norsemen from the Eddas and sagas

by H. A. Guerber

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Published by G.G. Harrap in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norse Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby H. A. Guerber
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 396 p., [33] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24665875M
    OCLC/WorldCa11930330

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    The Myths of the Norsemen - From the Eddas and Sagas. H.A. Guerber. New / Sealed. The full-grain leather covers are a rich green with in-laid black and 22kt gold leaf ornamentation. Comes with the standard Easton Press Features: full-grain premium leather covers. gilded page ends. moire fabric endsheets. permanent satin ribbon page marker Seller Rating: % positive.   MYTHS OF THE NORSEMEN FROM THE EDDAS AND SAGAS. INTRODUCTION The Beginning Odin Frigga Thor Tyr Bragi Idun Niörd Frey Freya Uller Forseti Heimdall Hermod Vidar Vali The Norns The Valkyrs Hel Ægie Balder Loki The Giants The Dwarfs The Elves The Sigurd Saga The Frithiof Saga The Twilight of the Gods Greek and Northern Mythologies--A Comparison.

    It gives a basic account of what appears in the Eddas and Sagas, with quotes, and organised, for the most part, under the headings of each individual god. The author does seem to try overly hard to relate the Norse myths to the Greek ones, with some dubious links, but she confines this in one chapter which can merely be skipped past/5(75). Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas by Guerber,H.A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas by H. Guerber The errors in this work are fairly typical for the period that it was written. Romanticizing the Norse and Arthurian Myths seemed to be a very legitimate pastime for numerous Victorian era by: 4.

Hélène A. Guerber's Myths of the Nosemen: From the Eddas and Sagas (in a Barnes and Noble Collectible Edition re-titled Tales of Norse Mythology) is a great read if you have little to no knowledge of the Norse pantheon, myths, and surrounding literature.

Guerber simplifies the text down to smaller synopses of some, but not all, of the myths /5. It gives a basic account of what appears in the Eddas and Sagas, with quotes, and organised, for the most part, under the headings of each individual god. The author does seem to try overly hard to relate the Norse myths to the Greek ones, with some dubious links, but she confines this in one chapter which can merely be skipped past/5(76).

Myths of the Norsemen by H A Guerber is a good book for those who are sometimes stumped by the more archaic language of the poetic versions of the Eddas, and the Sagas. Not all Asatruar can be scholars and linguists, and this is a decent book for the average by: 4.

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Her most well known work is Myths of the Norsemen s:Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas: From the Eddas and Sagas - George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., in London. Other histories by Guerber include Legends of the Rhine (A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, ; new edition )[2], Stories of the Wagner Opera, The Book of the Epic, The.

In this volume, a noted scholar of myth and folklore has assembled a rich collection of Northern mythology as preserved in the Eddas and sagas of Iceland. These are perhaps the purest versions of the original myths, thanks to the island’s remoteness and lack of contact with outside influences/5(26).

Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas by H. Guerber The errors in this work are fairly typical for the period that it was written. Romanticizing the Norse and Arthurian Myths seemed to be a very legitimate pastime for numerous Victorian era authors. While most of the book is in clearly and well written prose, at best it should be /5(33).

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force, superior to mere matter, a spirit that fights and overcomes." [1] "Even were some part of the matter of their myths taken from others, yet the Norsemen have given their gods a noble, upright. Ymir and Audhumla [] As the steam rose in the clouds it again encountered the prevailing cold, and was changed into rime or hoarfrost, which, layer by layer, filled up the great central by the continual action of cold and heat, and also probably by the will of the uncreated and unseen, gigantic cerature called Ymir or Orgelmir (seething clay), the personification of the frozen ocean.Myths of the Norsemen from the Eddas and the Sagas Paperback, Hardcover A comprehensive overview of Norse legend and mythology, and a treasure trove of .COVID Resources.

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