A Manual of Scandinavian Mythology, Containing a Popular Account of the Two Eddas and of the Religion of Odin (Classic Reprint)

A Manual of Scandinavian Mythology, Containing a Popular Account of the Two Eddas and of the Religion of Odin (Classic Reprint)

by Grenville Pigott

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A Manual of Scandinavian Mythology, Containing a Popular Account of the Two Eddas and of the Religion of Odin (Classic Reprint) by Grenville Pigott

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The Mythology of the ancient Scandinavians, respecting which so much curious information has been brought to light, of late years, by the researches of many distinguished writers, in Germany, Denmark, and Sweden,1 has hitherto excited but little attention in this country, al though the subject is well calculated to awaken our interest, not only as the source of most of our popular superstitions, from whence the fa vourite authors of our early childhood and of our maturer age have drawn their witches, their fairies, their dwarfs, their giants, and their ghosts but in an historical point of view also.

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ISBN-13: 9780259493945
Publisher: FB&C Ltd
Publication date: 04/28/2017
Pages: 422

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