The Nine Worlds: Stories from Norse Mythology

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Mary Elizabeth Litchfield (1854-1932) aimed "to write a story simple enough for children, but not so simple as to be uninteresting to older persons [because] Viktor Rydberg's (1828-1895) researches have made it possible, for the first time, for one to form a definite conception of the cosmography of the mythology, and also because he clears away many inconsistencies that have long clung to it."
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The nine worlds : stories from Norse mythology

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Overview

Mary Elizabeth Litchfield (1854-1932) aimed "to write a story simple enough for children, but not so simple as to be uninteresting to older persons [because] Viktor Rydberg's (1828-1895) researches have made it possible, for the first time, for one to form a definite conception of the cosmography of the mythology, and also because he clears away many inconsistencies that have long clung to it."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781479414055
  • Publisher: Wildside Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2013
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 666,558
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Chapter 1
Odin seeks Wisdom from Mimir 13
The Binding of the Wolf 28
The Judgment Hall of the Dead 34
Baldur and Loki 36
Baldur's Dreams 38
The Mistletoe 43
Loki makes Trouble between the Artists and the Gods 45
How Thiassi Captured Loki 55
Thiassi carries off Iduna 61
The Gods grow old 67
Loki brings back Iduna 73
Thor and Thrym 79
Thor and Skrymir 86
Thor's Journey to get the Kettle for AEgir 109
Frey climbs into Odin's High Seat 118
Frey's Love for Gerd 122
Skirnir's Journey to win Gerd for Frey 125
The Death of Baldur 133
Baldur's Funeral 135
Hermod's Journey in Search of Baldur 138
Loki at AEgir's Feast 143
The Capture of Loki 148
The Twilight of the Gods 152
Vocabulary 157
References 162
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2014

    Very informative about Norse mythology

    A few typos, but very informative on subject matter. A good read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2012

    Ok but not that great

    Tons of typos. Information no moe detailed than wkipedia.

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  • Posted July 19, 2011

    Interesting...

    Very informative about norse mythology. I found it fasinating.

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