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Coloring pages depicting the feats of Odin, the father of the gods, Ægir, the much-feared master of the seas, Thor and his mighty hammer, the mischievous Loki and other mythical figures.

Author: Jeff A. Menges

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486433374

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Coloring pages depicting the feats of Odin, the father of the gods, Ægir, the much-feared master of the seas, Thor and his mighty hammer, the mischievous Loki and other mythical figures.
2004-04-01 By Jeff A. Menges

In Uncovering Norse Mythology, here is just a fraction of what you will discover: How these legends have endured to present day, and the historical relics that have contributed to their longevity The stories, powers, and complicated ...

Author: Lucas Russo

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ISBN: 9798728978244

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Delve into the fascinating history of Norse mythology with these thrilling tales of battle and magic... What do you think of when you hear the words "Norse mythology"? Chances are, your mind goes straight to Thor or Odin, some of the most well-known Nordic gods. But their stories barely scratch the surface of the complicated and fascinating myths of ancient Scandinavia. As Germanic tribes clashed and reconciled, a rich and detailed realm of the gods was created through the melding and exchanging of stories and characters that reflected the complicated historical events around them. The clash of the Vanir and the Aesir, or the old and new gods, is thought to be indicative of a real conflict between two tribes that later found a way to coexist. Through developing an understanding of the stories that remain, you will learn about the intricacies of ancient Nordic culture. Beginning with the historical background of the Viking Age, you will become familiar with the creation myth and discover the complicated family trees that the gods and goddesses of Asgard created. You'll uncover the most important figures in Nordic culture and find out how their existence continues to be relevant in the modern day. In Uncovering Norse Mythology, here is just a fraction of what you will discover: How these legends have endured to present day, and the historical relics that have contributed to their longevity The stories, powers, and complicated relationships of the most important Norse gods and goddesses A history of the Viking Age and the unique environment that contributed to the development of their ideals and beliefs How the Norse people explained the nature of natural phenomena such as shuddering earthquakes and rumbling thunderstorms The lasting impact these stories have on the present, and how they have continued to impact our modern world What the meanings of the names indicate about the gods, goddesses, giants, and myriad of other creatures that exist in the collective mythology And much more. From heart-stopping treachery to displays of pure bravery, you'll find yourself immersed in the drama and sorrow of the old gods. Your journey will take you through the Nine Realms as you uncover the philosophy and morals that this ancient culture revered most. If you're ready to step into a new world of magic, adventure, and betrayal, then scroll up and click the "Add to Cart" button right now.
2021-03-26 By Lucas Russo

Readers of Norse Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the Odin, the king of Asgard, to the mighty Thor, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives.

Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781617589027

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Who is Frigg? What is Asgard? Why are myths so important in our lives? Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of Norse Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the Odin, the king of Asgard, to the mighty Thor, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
2011-01-01 By Jim Ollhoff

This book provides clear information about the numerous Norse gods such as Thor, Odin, Loki, the Valkyries as you learn about their origins and legends.

Author: Harald Pedersen

Publisher: Midealuck Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 75

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Are you fascinated by the characters and myths of Thor and Odin and the laws, and are you eager to learn more about all the Nordic Gods, the significance of Ragnarok and the history of Norse mythology? By reading this book you will learn about the history of Norse mythology and become familiar with the Nordic Gods. This book provides clear information about the numerous gods such as Thor, Odin, Loki, the Valkyries as you learn about their origins and legends. Discover the gloomy fate of Ragnarok, and what it meant for the Gods and people of that mystic time. This book reveals not only the myths of Norse mythology, but also provides the reader with historical background information of the Norse people, their developments, their history, and Ragnarok. It reveals and explains many of the sagas and legends, and you will become familiar with the most important mystic places, legends, poems, and anecdotes of the Nordic Gods and their meanings for humans
2021-04-09 By Harald Pedersen

Informative guide describing the Norse Gods and Goddesses and Viking Religion.

Author: Ingvar Askelson

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ISBN: 064888550X

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Informative guide describing the Norse Gods and Goddesses and Viking Religion.
2020-08-02 By Ingvar Askelson

Norse Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Norse mythology, in addition to examining their influence today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Author: A W Buckey

Publisher: Core Library

ISBN: 9781532170713

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Page: 48

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Odin, leader of the gods; his hammer-wielding son Thor; and the powerful wolf Fenrir are well-known subjects of Norse mythology. Norse Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Norse mythology, in addition to examining their influence today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
2018-12-15 By A W Buckey

Book Three: The Tale of a Viking Warrior King delves into the mystery surrounding the Viking warrior who conquered European nations and became a king in his own right.

Author: Bernard Hayes

Publisher: Vincent Noot

ISBN: 9788832519273

Category: History

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A bundle of three audiobooks about the Viking history and mythology. Book One: This audiobook is an in-depth look at the Viking Age, and the deeds and daily lives of these ancient, sometimes mysterious people. The Vikings of Scandinavia were heroic, adventurous, and often barbaric, but there can be no debate that they were also a people with big aspirations. Viking culture is still a topic of interest today, and this offers an insight into just how enduring their legacy is. Book Two: In this audiobook, Norse Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals, and Beliefs of Norse Mythology, the listener will be transported to the ancient customs of beliefs of the ancient Vikings of the North. This audiobook is dedicated to exploring the gods and goddesses that the Norse worshiped. Book Three: The Tale of a Viking Warrior King delves into the mystery surrounding the Viking warrior who conquered European nations and became a king in his own right. Over nine centuries after the death of this great warrior, ancient poems, songs, and sagas about him still remain today. This audiobook considers the facts as we know them, the myths attributed to Ragnar, and the way this iconic heathen from the North continues to impact modern culture today.
2019-02-08 By Bernard Hayes

In this audio book, Norse Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals, and Beliefs of Norse Mythology, the listener will be transported to the ancient customs of beliefs of the ancient Vikings of the north.

Author: Bernard Hayes

Publisher: Vincent Noot

ISBN: 9788832519280

Category: History

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In this audio book, Norse Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals, and Beliefs of Norse Mythology, the listener will be transported to the ancient customs of beliefs of the ancient Vikings of the north. This audiobook is dedicated to exploring the gods and goddesses that the Nordic people worshiped. You will discover: A description and explanation of the Norse mythological gods and goddesses, and which tribe the gods mentioned belonged to An introduction to the Nordic pagan belief systems, and the multifaceted ways in which their religious practices were incorporated into their daily lives Popular Nordic sagas, a description of what sagas were, and examples of the most important sagas within the Norse culture An explanation of the most revered Norse rituals and celebrations, and how their beliefs left their impression on religious practices that are still held by Christianity today The Nordic people had many heroes of myth and legend, and you will be introduced to both stories of myth and living, breathing Viking heroes that were revered. Norse mythology is intricate and complex, and the ideals behind their mythological beliefs were often intertwined with real life events. This audiobook will examine how both myth and fact contributed to the culture and traditions of the Nordic people, and how these influences and stories continue to live on throughout the centuries!
2019-02-08 By Bernard Hayes

Are you curious about which ones they revered so much? Well, in this guide, that’s exactly what you will learn. To start off, this brief guide will go over some a quick history of the Vikings.

Author: Birker Leif

Publisher: Self Publisher

ISBN: 9788835857679

Category: History

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This is a 2-book combo, which has the following titles: Book 1: Scandinavians of the ancient world had many gods and goddesses they worshipped. Are you curious about which ones they revered so much? Well, in this guide, that’s exactly what you will learn. To start off, this brief guide will go over some a quick history of the Vikings. Then, you will discover more about several deities that are worth mentioning, as well as some queer beliefs and false notions that have been spread about the Norse. Book 2: Historical and mythological anecdotes are given in this fascinating compilation of stories and facts. Some of the things you will read about or listen to, concern the following: - The meaning of the word Viking. - How Vikings in Norway were, in particular. - Stories about the creation of the Cosmos. - The famous tale of Ask and Embla. - The War of Aesir-Vanir. - Thor’s hammer and its background story. - Asgard and its significance in Norse mythology.
2020-06-23 By Birker Leif

Part two tells the stories of the suspenseful myths themselves including The Creation of the Cosmos, The Aesir-Vanir War, Loki Bound, Thor's Hammer and many more.

Author: Heather Alexander

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

ISBN: 0316482153

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more. The newest book in the best-selling, award-winning A Child's Introduction series explores the popular and captivating world of Norse mythology. Organized into two parts, part one introduces characters like Odin, the leader of the Norse gods; Thor and his mighty hammer Mjollner; Frigg, weaver of the destinies of humans and gods; frost and fire giants; cunning dwarves like Brokk and Eitri; and many more. Part two tells the stories of the suspenseful myths themselves including The Creation of the Cosmos, The Aesir-Vanir War, Loki Bound, Thor's Hammer and many more. Full of charming and witty illustrations from Meredith Hamilton, a Norse name pronunciation guide, and a removable Norse Family Tree, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY is the perfect way for kids to learn the historic stories behind today's popular mythical characters.
2018-10-23 By Heather Alexander