Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend

Cassell, 1997 - 223 páginas
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Did you know that the word "brag" is associated with a Norse god of eloquence? Or that "berserk" originally referred to fierce warriors who put themselves in pre-battle frenzies to overcome their fears? Hundreds of intriguing and valuable insights shed light on a world that for over a thousand years ruled Northern Europe and inspired a literature ranging from the poems of the Vikings to contemporary novels by Tolkien.

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Sobre el autor (1997)

Andy Orchard is the Provost of Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

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