Norse Mythology A Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs

ISBN-10: 0195153820

ISBN-13: 9780195153828

Edition: 2001

Authors: John Lindow
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

A Note on Orthography
Introduction
The Historical Background
The Indo-European Background
Cult, Worship, and Sacrifice
The Importance of Scandinavian Mythology
Time
The Nature of Mythic Time
Mythic Past, Present, and Future
Cyclical Time
Time and Space
Myth, Narrative, and Language
Myth and History
Deities, Themes, and Concepts
AEgir
AEgir's Daughters
AEsir
AEsir-Vanir War
Alfablot
Alfheim (Elf-land)
Alfodr (All-father)
Almattki ass
Alvissmal
Andhrimnir (Sooty-in-front)
Andlang
Andvari (Careful)
Angrboda (She-who-offers-sorrow)
Arvak and Alsvin (Early-awake and Very-swift)
Asa-Thor (Thor-of-the-aesir)
As-Bru (AEsir-bridge)
Asgard (Enclosure-of-the-aesir)
Ask (Ash-tree) and Embla
Atla
Audhumla
Aurboda (Gravel-offerer)
Aurgelmir (Mud-yeller)
Aurvandil
Baldr
Baldrs Draumar (Baldr's Dreams)
Baleyg (Flame-eye)
Barri
Baugi (Ring-shaped)
Beli
Bergbua thattr (The Tale of the Mountain-dweller)
Bergelmir (Bear-yeller, Mountain-yeller, or Bare-yeller)
Berserks
Bestla
Beyla
Bil and Hjuki
Bileyg (Wavering-eye)
Billing's Girl
Bilrost
Bilskirnir
Blain
Bolthor(n)
Bound Monster
Bous
Bracteates
Bragi
Breidablik
Brimir
Brisinga men
Brokk
Bur, Bor (Son)
Buri
Byggvir
Byleist (Byleipt, Byleift)
Dag (Day)
Dain (Dead)
Delling
Disablot
Disir
Draupnir (Dripper)
Duneyr
Durathror
Dvalin (Delayed)
Dwarfs
Eggther
Egil
Eikinskjaldi (With-an-oaken-shield)
Eikthyrnir (Oak-encircler)
Ein(d)ridi (Lone-rider)
Einherjar (Lone-fighters)
Eir
Eiriksmal
Eistla
Eitri
Eldhrimnir (Fire-sooty)
Eldir
Elivagar (Hailstorm-waves)
Elli (Old-age)
Elves
Eyrgjafa
Falhofnir (Pale-hoofed)
Farbauti (Anger-striker)
Fenrir
Fensalir (Bog-halls)
Fimafeng
Fimbul-
Fjalar (Deceiver)
Fjolnir
Fjolvar
Fjorgyn
Folkvang (People-field or Army-field)
Fornjot
Forseti (Chairman)
Freki (Ravenous-one)
Frey
Freyja (Lady)
Frigg
Frodi
Fulla
Galdrar
Game of the Gods
Garm
Gefjon
Gefn
Geirrod
Gerd
Geri (Ravenous-one)
Gestumblindi (One-blind-to-guests?)
Gimle
Ginnunga Gap
Gisl
Gjallarbru
Gjallarhorn (Screaming-horn)
Gjalp
Glad (Glad)
Gladsheim
Glaer (Glassy)
Gleipnir
Glen
Glitnir
Gna
Gnipahellir (Gnipa-cave)
Gods, Words for
Greip (Grip)
Grid
Grimnismal
Grottasong
Gullinborsti (Gold-bristle)
Gullintanni (Gilded-tooth)
Gulltopp (Gold-top)
Gullveig
Gungnir
Gunnlod
Gyllir
Gymir
Habrok (High-pants)
Haddingjar
Hadingus
Hakonarmal
Haleygjatal
Hallinskidi
Harbardsljod
Harthgrepa (Hard-grip)
Hati Hrodvitnisson
Havamal
Heid
Heidrun
Heimdall
Hel
Hermod
Hildisvini (Battle-pig)
Himinbjorg (Heaven-mountain)
Hjadningavig (Battle-of-the-followers-of-Hedin)
Hlidskjalf
Hlin
Hlora
Hlorridi
Hnoss (Treasure)
Hod
Hoddmimir's Forest
Hoenir
Horn
Hraesvelg
Hraudung
Hrimfaxi
Hrimgrimnir (Frost-masked)
Hringhorni (Ring-horn)
Hrodvitnir
Hropt
Hrungnir
Hugin (Thought) and Munin (Mind)
Hvedrung
Hvergelmir (Hot-spring-boiler)
Hymir
Hymiskvida
Hyndluljod
Hyrrokkin (Fire-smoked)
Idavoll
Idun
Ifing
Ing
Ingunar-Frey
Interpretatio Germanica
Interpretatio Romana
Jarnsaxa (Armed-with-an-iron-sword)
Jarnvid (Iron-woods)
Jord (Earth)
Jotunheimar (Giant-worlds)
Kvasir
Laerad
Laufey
Lettfeti (Light-foot)
Lif and Lifthrasir
Lit (Color, Countenance)
Ljodatal
Loddfafnismal
Lodur
Lofn
Logi (Fire)
Lokasenna
Loki
Lopt
Magni (The Strong)
Managarm (Moon-dog)
Mani (Moon)
Mannus (Man)
Mardoll
Matres and Matrones
Mead of Poetry
Meili
Merseburg Charms
Midgard (Central-enclosure)
Midgard Serpent
Mimir (Mim, Mimi)
Modgud (Battle-weary)
Modi (Angry-one)
Mundilfoeri
Muspell
Naglfar
Naglfari
Nal (Needle)
Nanna
Nari and/or Narfi
Nerthus
Nidafjoll
Nidavellir
Nidhogg (Evil-blow)
Niflheim (Fog-world) and Niflhel (Fog-Hel)
Njord
Norns
Nott (Night)
Od
Odin (Old Norse O[characters not reproducible]inn)
Odrerir
Ogmundar thattr dytts ok Gunnars Helmings (The Tale of Ogmund Dint and Gunnar Half)
Ragnarok (Judgment-of-the-powers)
Ran
Ratatosk (Bore-tooth)
Regnator Omnium Deus
Rigsthula
Rind
Roskva (Ripe?)
Saehrimnir
Saeming
Saga
Seid
Sif (In-law-relationship)
Sigyn
Sindri (Slag)
Sjofn
Skadi
Skidbladnir
Skinfaxi (Shining-mane)
Skoll
Skrymir (Big-looking)
Sleipnir
Slidrugtanni (Dangerous-tooth)
Snotra
Sol (Sun)
Sorla thattr
Starkad
Surt
Suttung
Syn
Syr (Sow)
Thjalfi
Thjazi
Thor
Thrud (Strength)
Thrudgelmir (Strength-yeller)
Thrudheim (Strength-world)
Thrudvangar (Strength-fields)
Thrymheim (Din-world)
Thrymskvida (The Poem of Thrym)
Tuisto
Tyr
Ull
Urdarbrunn (Well-of-Urd)
Utgard (Outer-enclosure)
Utgarda-Loki (Loki-of-the-Utgards)
Vafthrudnismal
Valaskjalf
Valholl (Carrion-hall)
Vali, Son of Loki
Vali, Son of Odin
Vanir
Var
Vedrfolnir (Storm-pale)
Vidar
Vidblain (Wide-blued)
Vidblindi (Wide-blind)
Vidfinn (Wood-Finn)
Vili and Ve
Vingolf (Friend-hall)
Volund
Voluspa
Vor
Yggdrasil (Ygg's-steed)
Ymir
Yngvi
Print and Nonprint Resources
Background--Viking and Medieval Scandinavia
Archaeology
Etymology
The Conversion of Iceland
Medieval Iceland
Women and Gender
Encyclopedias
Primary Sources--Translations
Primary Sources--Commentary and Analysis
Eddic and Skaldic Poetry
Snorri Sturluson
Literary Histories
Mythology: General Treatments
Mythology: Important Studies
Nonprint Resources
Index
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