Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and Magic
Type : epub |
Size : 7.11 MB |
Descirption: The legends of the Norse and Germanic regions of Europe include a broad range of mythical characters and places, from Odin and Thor, to berserkers and Valhalla, to the Valkyries and Krampus. Claude Lecouteux explores the origins, connections, and tales behind many gods, goddesses, magical beings, rituals, folk customs, and mythical places of Norse and Germanic tradition. This unique reference is complete with rare illustrations and information from obscure sources, some appearing for the first time in English.