Category «Norse mythology»

Neil gaiman’s next book will explore norse mythology

Neil Gaiman has authored books that are—hands down—modern classics. With novels like American Gods and The Graveyard Book, Gaiman has shown that he’s in a position to email an enormous and varied audience, and tell tales that captivate and enthrall readers. So what’s next for any guy like this? Clearly it’s time for you to tackle Norse mythology. Although …

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NORSE MYTHOLOGY The myths from the Norsemen are the most rousing tales ever told. Furthermore they entertain, however perfectly illustrate the Viking ideal of unflinching bravery and courage regardless of inevitable disaster. So far as modern-day connections, the Norse gods Odin, Thor, Tyr, and Frigga (combined with the Sun and also the Moon) would be …

Early records of norse mythology

Norse mythology is frequently placed directly under the umbrella of Teutonic mythology, which spans all the Germanic world. Among the earliest records of Germanic paganism/polytheism/mythology originates from the Roman historian,Tacitus, and the book Germania. In Germania, Tacitus helps make the usual Roman error of equating foreign gods to their personal gods. You need to realize …

10 disturbing episodes from norse mythology

Almost everyone has some passing knowledge of Norse mythology and legend. The times of today’s week are named after its gods and goddesses. But there’s a negative side towards the Nordic mythos that couple of people know about. A few of the episodes described below reveal uncomfortable facts concerning the cosmos. Some exhibit the jaundiced …