From Myth to Fiction: The Saga of Hadingus

From Myth to Fiction: The Saga of Hadingus

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226169729
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 07/28/1973
Series: Nature of Human Society Ser.
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Saga of Hadingus
Introduction
1. Hadingus Is Not Hasting the Viking
2. Hadingus and the God Njöror (1843-1941)
3. The Two Lives of Hadingus: 2) Hadingus with the One-Eyed Old Man: the Odinic Hero, the Winds and the Sea
4. The Two Lives of Hadingus (continued): 1) Hadingus with Harthgrepa (a) Legitimate Incest among the Vanes
5. The Two Lives of Hadingus (concluded): 1) Hadingus and Harthgrepa (b) The "Bad Magic" of the Vanes
6. The First Mythological Digression: Giants, Ase Gods, and Vane Gods
7. The Second Mythological Digression: The War between the Ases and the Vanes
8. The Haddinjar
9. Conclusion
Appendixes
1. Hanging and Drowning
2. Gram
3. Balderus and Hotherus
4. Horwendillus
5. The Gestatio of Frotho III and the Folklore of the Frodebjerg
6. Njöror, Nerthus, and the Scandinavian Folklore of Sea Spirits
7. Saxonis, Gesta Danorum, I, v-viii
Index

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