Northern Mythology: Tales from Norse, Finnish, and Sámi Traditions (Hardcover)
Discover the complex mythology of the legendary Nordic people who inspired Hollywood films, epic novels, and more.
Beautiful goddesses, fierce warriors, formidable beasts, and Ragnar k itself--these magical tales have enthralled audiences for centuries. This classic collection of tales offers fascinating insights into Nordic cultures. Stunningly illustrated and depicting S mi, Finnish, and Norse myths, this captivating book dives deep into the rich history of the region and recalls both the most popular and little-known tales of the north.
Inside you'll find:
- An in-depth introduction to Scandinavian and Nordic folklore
- Extensive profiles of deities, magical beings, monsters, giants, and more
- A vast array of stories across northern European traditions
This phenomenal compendium of northern European folklore is informed by archaeology and literature. Celebrating the intricacies of a long-lost world, Northern Mythology breathes new life into the tales of the distant past.