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Tales of the Norse gods

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Norse -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mythology, Norse.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Barbara Leonie Picard ; illustrated by Rosamund Fowler.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsFowler, Rosamund, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL860 .P47 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3963800M
    ISBN 100192751166
    LC Control Number2001268232


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Tales of the Norse gods by Barbara Leonie Picard Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Norse myths are some of the greatest collection of tales and legends ever written by man. Where the Greek Gods are cruel and remote, the gods populating Norse mythology are Without a doubt, this is easily one of the best retellings of Norse Mythology I've come across (and I've read quite a few!)/5.

Norse Mythology: Tales of Norse Gods, Heroes, Beliefs, Rituals & the Viking Legacy. - Kindle edition by Hansen, Dale. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Norse Mythology: Tales of Norse Gods, Heroes, Beliefs, Rituals & the Viking Legacy/5(65).

Tales of Norse Mythology (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions) out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews. While the book is a classic, it is disappointing to see that B&N didn't include the full color illustrations they already had from their "Illustrated Edition." While the Illustrated edition costs 60% less, it has significantly improved 5/5(2).

The body of stories that we today call “Norse mythology” formed one of the centerpieces of the pagan Norse religion. These are the tales that Viking poets recited in dimly lit halls to the captivated attendees of grand feasts, and which fathers and mothers told to their children around roaring hearth-fires on long winter nights.

Continue reading Tales →. Buy Tales of the Norse Gods (Oxford Myths and Legends) by Picard, Barbara Leonie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(19). Glenn Searfoss puts a fresh take on old tales about Norse gods, warriors, and men through new stories about beginnings and battle.

Within the pages of Cycles of Norse Mythology, you will find exciting tales about the children of Loki, a tale about swan-maidens, Loki shaving Sif’s head, and several others that will leave you book also contains a detailed glossary and a source. Tales of the Norse gods book Tales of Norse Mythology (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) [Helen A.

Gruber] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tales of Norse Mythology (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics)/5(78). Mythology Timeless Tales Of Gods And Heroes By Edith Hamilton. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Mythology Timeless Tales Of Gods And Heroes By Edith Hamilton, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

A classic collection of stories by one of the best-known and most esteemed retellers of the last fifty years. Enter a world of cunning, trickery, and revenge Encounter bold warriors, courageous women, strength in battle and bravery against the odds.

These are the stories of the Vikinggods. Drama and action abound as legendary heroes struggle against mighty giants, loathsome beasts, and Reviews: 1.

Tales of The Norse Gods And Heroes. Barbara Leonie Picard and Others $; $ In the first part of the book are the stories of their gods: mighty Odin, Thor the god of thunder, the gentle Freya, Loki the mischief-maker and many others: gods who were even such as every Norseman longed to be, eternally striving against the hated giants.

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[Barbara Leonie Picard; Joan Kiddell-Monroe] -- A collection of twenty tales, bringing to life the Norse gods, including Odin, Thor, Freya, and Loki. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Tales of the Norse Gods by Everette Bell, Robert Morganbesser, Barry Reese | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. About: Nordic folk tales share regional and cultural characteristics. They include folklore and fairy tales from Northern European countries, such as Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and their associated territories.

Drawing from Norse mythology and Scandinavian culture, Nordic folklore is a vast collection of fables, epics, legends. The Complete Guide to Norse Gods and Viking Mythology Including Legends, Beliefs, Heroes, Myths and Fairy Tales (Mythology Series, Book 1) By: Josh Drake.

Stories of Norse Gods And Heroes by Annie Klingensmith consists of 20 chapters, each a story from Norse mythology. The stories are translated from the original source, the Icelandic Eddas, which were compiled in the 13 century from much older written and orally transmitted material.

Get this from a library. Tales of the Norse gods. [Barbara Leonie Picard; Rosamund Fowler] -- A classic collection of stories by one of the best-known and most esteemed retellers of the last fifty years. Enter a world of cunning, trickery, and revenge.

Encounter bold warriors, courageous. This is George Dasent's classic collection of Scandinavian folklore. This is not about Norse mythology per se; so if you are looking for tales of Odin, Loki, and Freya etc., you will have to lookthis is an anthology of folk tales, similar to the Grimm Brothers, or Campbell's Popular Tales of the West of the usual suspects are in place, including giants, trolls.

The tales of the Norse gods, of the giants, demons, trolls and dwarves, still have the power to fascinate more than a thousand years after they were first told. Here are the stories of the one-eyed god Odin, the all-seeing, who from his throne in Asgard the home of the gods, has to prepare for Ragnarok, the final conflict between good and evil.

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As the book contains 20 individual stories, as well as a guide to the gods, goddesses, giants and dwarfs included in the tales (as well as a fabulous illustration of the Norse World, with Yggdrasill, the World Tree, linking the worlds, with the giant serpent Jormungand circling Midgard), this is an ideal book to share at bedtime or storytime 5/5(1).

[Norse Mythology] will breathe new life into these old gods, reminding us of the power that great storytelling still holds over us all." -- Dani Hedlund - F(r)iction "In reinterpreting the tales so faithfully and with such abundant joy, Gaiman assumes the role of fireside bard, inviting us to sit close on a chilly winter's night and chuckle and /5(K).

For a good academic standard book on Norse mythology I'd start with the Eddas- written collections of traditional oral tales of gods and heroes. Other good sources I like are anthropological and archaeological journals, textbooks, et cetera- harder to read, but much less crackpot made-up bullshit.

Famed fantasy writer Neil Gaiman read and absorbed the stories of the Norse gods when he was young. In a new book, "Norse Mythology," he retells them for a.

E-BOOK EXCERPT “Remarkable. Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos.”—Lisa L. Hannett, Atlantic Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.

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Norse Mythology: Tales of Norse Gods, Heroes, Beliefs, Rituals & the Viking Legacy. eBook: Hansen, Dale: : Kindle Store/5(67). Buy a cheap copy of Tales of the Norse Gods (Oxford Myths book by Barbara Leonie Picard.

A classic collection of stories by one of the best-known and most esteemed retellers of the last fifty years. Enter a world of cunning, trickery, and revenge. Free shipping over $/5(2). Ragnarok. Tales of the Norse Gods, is the 4th (I think) d20 product from Avalanche Press.

It's 48 pages. Like most Avalanche Press products, it has a cover by some famous artist. Many of their covers are sleazy, but this one of those those that is over the top (almost literally).

The back cover is actually a nice landscape. The Prose Edda: Tales From Norse Mythology Books Pdf File >   Neil Gaiman was reading to a packed crowd from his new book of stories, “Norse Mythology,” on Thursday night at Town Hall, and he had 15.

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes is a book written by Edith Hamilton, published in by Little, Brown and Company. It has been reissued since then by several publishers, including its 75th anniversary illustrated edition. It retells stories of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology drawn from a variety of sources.

The introduction includes commentary on the major classical poets used Author: Edith Hamilton. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Tales of Norse Mythology Leatherbound Hardcover Helen a Guerber at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(11). This book has a selection of the most interesting tales based on the Norse Gods; Hence the name.

The book is written with short chapters, in a easy to read format. It even has one of my favourite tales in "Thor's journey to Utgard" Excellent book could not put it down/5(15).

The little people waited in a crowd near the door, wondering what was going to happen to them, while Hermod, the messenger of the gods, ran to his master to say that they had come.

Then the Allfather spoke to the little dwarfs about their evil deeds among men, and he told the naughtiest ones that they must go and live down underground, and look after the great furnace fire in the middle of the.

This novel is a brilliant first-person narrative of the rise and fall of the Norse gods—retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki. A #1 bestseller in the UK, The Gospel of Loki tells the story of Loki’s recruitment from the underworld of Chaos, his many exploits on behalf of his one-eyed master, Odin, through /5().

In retrospect, that was a mistake. This book is a VERY short presentation of about fifteen Norse tales, some only a few pages long. This entire book could be read in one sitting. The tales are fantastic (not in the sense of being outstanding) and border on the completely silly, /5(57).

Tales of the Norse Gods by Barbara Leonie Picard,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Asgard Stories: Tales from Norse Mythology by Mabel H. Cummings and Mary H. Foster - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Norse Mythology | “Remarkable Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos.”―Lisa L. Hannett, The Atlantic Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in : W.

Norton & Company. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki—son of a giant—blood /5().In the Days of Giants: A Book of Norse Tales Paperback, Hardcover A delightful retelling of some of the most loved and famous Norse tales—from the beginning of the world, and how Odin traded one of his eyes in exchange for wisdom, to the use of the god Kvasir’s blood to create the “Mead of Poetry,” and the cataclysmic intrigues with the.Instead, Norse Mythology is a considered retelling of sixteen familiar tales, presented in virtually the same sequence as they are found in Snorri’s Prose Edda, and crafted as sympathetically as.