Norse Myths

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J.K. Jackson (Editor)
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Myths & Legends. The Vikings and their norse gods fought a constant battle with nature. Their landscape, with its stark mountains and long nights created a particularly rough mythology, with profound contrasts and unforgettable heroes: Odin, Thor and Loki are just some of the familiar characters that maintain an influence over us today through movies, TV series and comics, to great fiction and epic poetry. This fabulous new book offers all the main tales with an introduction to the characters and the land that inspired them. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

Sif and her Golden Hair Loki, god of fire and mischief, steals Sif's beautiful golden hair. There are two tribes of gods in Norse mythology: the Æsir and the Vanir. The Æsir are the main gods in Norse mythology and live in Asgard.

Loki was a very skilled shape shifter and could disguise himself into a man or a woman, a salmon and a horse. There was a mutual hatred between the Aesir and the Giants, and soon after the creation of the nine worlds, a mysterious "Master Builder" arrived at Asgard claiming he could build ... When I was growing up, Norse myths were one of my absolute favourite reads.