Tales of Valhalla

Norse myths & legends by Martyn J. Whittock

Written in English
Published: Pages: 276 Downloads: 171
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Subjects:

  • Norse Mythology,
  • Norse Gods,
  • Legends

About the Edition

Valhalla and its pantheon of gods and heroes have always fascinated readers, whether it is how these tales illuminate the Viking world or influence cultural touchstones like J. R. R. Tolkien, whose Middle Earth is heavily indebted to Germanic and Norse mythology, as well as Hollywood and comic-culture.In Tales of Valhalla, the Whittocks have dramatically retold these rich stories and sets them in context within the wider Viking world. Including both mythsstories, usually religious, which explain origins, why things are as they are, the nature of the spiritualand legendsstories which attempt to explain historical events and which may involve historical characters but which are told in a non-historical way and which often include supernatural eventsTales from Valhalla is an accessible and lively volume that brings these hallmarks of world literature to a new generation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMartyn Whittock and Hannah Whittock
ContributionsWhittock, Hannah, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL860 .W45 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 276 pages
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26976517M
ISBN 101681778467
ISBN 109781681778464
OCLC/WorldCa1049151848

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