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Myths of the Norsemen

From the Eddas and Sagas

Hélène Adeline Guerber

304 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Northern mythology has exerted much influence on Western customs, language, and literature.

This book offers not only hours of reading entertainment but also valuable insights into the nature and meaning of myth and how it constitutes part of the deep and ancient wellspring of Western culture.

Marvel has contributed immensely to the popularity of Norse myths in the western culture by turning Norse Gods - Thor, Loki and Hela - into superheroes and villains in several of their blockbuster movies.

Author Bio
Hélène Adeline Guerber (1859-1929), better known as H. A. Guerber, was an American historian renowned for her studies of Nordic myths. Her most recognized work is Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas, published in 1908. Other works by Guerber include The Myths of Greece & Rome, Legends of the Rhine, The Story of the Greeks, The Story of the Romans, Legends of the Middle Ages, and The Story of the Great Republic.