Myths of northern lands narrated with special reference to literature and art. by H. A. Guerber

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Published by Singing Tree Press in Detroit .

Written in English

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  • Germany.,
  • Scandinavia.


  • Mythology, Norse,
  • Mythology, Germanic,
  • Legends -- Germany,
  • Legends -- Scandinavia,
  • Germanic peoples -- Folklore

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1895 ed.

Book details

LC ClassificationsBL860 .G8 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5701006M
LC Control Number70124583

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Myths of Northern Lands Narrated with special reference to literature and art H. Guerber Published by American Book Company, New York Cincinnati Chicago (). The most distinctive traits of the Northern mythology are a peculiar grim humor which is found in the religion of no other race, and a dark thread of tragedy which runs throughout the whole woof.

These two characteristics, touching both extremes of the scale, have colored Northern thought, and have left their indelible imprint upon all our writings even to this day. About the Book The aim of this handbook of Northern mythology is to familiarize the English student of letters with the religion of his heathen ancestors, and to set forth, as clearly as possible, the various myths which have exercised an influence over our customs, arts, and literature.

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On the other hand, the eastern mind, which knew the terrors of a sun. Myths of Northern Lands: Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art Guerber, H. Published by American Book Company, New York ().

Helene Adeline Guerber ( - [1]), better known as H.A. Guerber, was a British historian most well known for her written histories of Germanic mythology [disambiguation needed]. Her most Myths of northern lands book known work is Myths of the Norsemen s:Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas: From the Eddas and Sagas - George G.

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Most of the existing records on Norse mythology date from the 11th to 18th century, having gone through more than two centuries of oral preservation in what was at least officially a Christian society.

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They were three sisters, probably descendants of the giant Norvi, from whom sprang Nott (night). Myths of northern lands. [H A Guerber] -- Guerber states in her preface that this study of the myths from Norway, Sweden, and other northern lands is aimed at students.

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