Teutonic Myth and Legend - An Introduction to the Eddas & Sagas, Beowulf, the Nibelungenlied, Etc

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This volume deals with the myths and legends of the Teutonic peoples. These evolved from primitive beliefs, and have been handed down from generation to generation and from century to century in the folk literature of oral tradition. They survive to us in folk tales, divine and heroic lays, and in sagas and epic narratives. In the north the myths about the gods persisted longest and had fullest growth, owing to the slow advance of Christianity, which met with obstinate resistance for over two centuries after the conversion ...

Teutonic Myth and Legend - An Introduction to the Eddas & Sagas, Beowulf, the Nibelungenlied, Etc 2010, Obscure Press, Alcester

ISBN-13: 9781444657388

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Teutonic Myth and Legend - An Introduction to the Eddas & Sagas, Beowulf, the Nibelungenlied, Etc 2010, Obscure Press, Alcester

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