Teutonic Mythology, Gods and Goddesses of the Northland [Illustrated]

Teutonic Mythology, Gods and Goddesses of the Northland [Illustrated]

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by Viktor Rydberg
     
 

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS (Vol. 1 of 3)
PART I.
Introduction — The Ancient Aryans
(a) The Aryan Family of Languages
Hypothesis of Asiatic Origin of the Aryans
Hypothesis of European Origin of the Aryans
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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS (Vol. 1 of 3)
PART I.
Introduction — The Ancient Aryans
(a) The Aryan Family of Languages
Hypothesis of Asiatic Origin of the Aryans
Hypothesis of European Origin of the Aryans
The Aryan Land of Europe
(b) Ancient Teutondom
PART II.
(a) Mediæval Migration Sagas
The Troy Saga and Prose Edda
Saxo's Relation to the Story of Troy
Older Periods of the Troy Saga
Story of the Origin of Trojan Descent of the Franks
Odin as Leader of the Trojan Emigration
Materials of the Icelandic Troy Saga
Result of Foregoing Investigations
(b) Popular Traditions of the Middle Ages
Saxon and Swabian Migration Saga
The Frankish Migration Saga
Migration Saga of the Burgundians
Teutonic Emigration Saga
PART III.
Myths Concerning the Creation of Man
Scef, the Original Patriarch
Borgar-Skjold, the Second Patriarch
Halfdan, the Third Patriarch
Halfdan's Enmity with Orvandel and Svipdag
Halfdan's Identity with Mannus
Sacred Runes Learned from Heimdal
Sorcery, the Reverse of Sacred Runes
Heimdal and the Sun Goddess
Loke Causes Enmity Between Gods and Creators
Halfdan Identical with Helge
The End of the Age of Peace
War with the Heroes from Svarin's Mound
Review of the Svipdag Myth
The World-War and its Causes
Myth Concerning the Sword Guardian
Breach Between Asas Vans. Siege of Asgard
Significance of the World-War
The War in Midgard. Hadding's Adventures
Position of the Divine Clans to the Warriors
Hadding's Defeat
Loke's Punishment
Original Model of the Bravalla Battle
The Dieterich Saga
PART IV.
Myth in Regard to the Lower World
Gudmund, King of the Glittering Plains
Ruler of the Lower World
Fjallerus and Hadingus in the Low World
A Frisian Saga, Adam of Bremen
Odainsaker and the Glittering Plains
Identification of Odainsaker
Gudmund's Identity with Mimer
Mimer's Grove

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013470965
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
11/15/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,257,872
File size:
563 KB

Meet the Author

"ABRAHAM VIKTOR RYDBERG (1828 – 1895) was a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy, 1877-1895. "Primarily a classical idealist",[1] "Viktor Rydberg, poet, novelist, essayist, idealist philosopher and one of the prominent figures in Swedish intellectual life in the latter half of the nineteenth century"" -- Wikipedia

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