An accessible, meticulously researched introduction to Viking Age oral literature, based on the oldest texts, authentically interpreted and retold by a highly acclaimed storyteller. It presents the first major new retellings of Viking myths for 35 years, featuring little known sagas and heroic legends alongside the Norse myths. Authentically and engagingly written, it brings Viking people, culture and beliefs vividly to life through their own mythology and stories of romance, war, religion, outlawry, exploration, slavery and the supernatural; plus authentic proverbs, poems, riddles and spells – and it introduces many iconic Viking women.
  • Author: Kerven, Rosalind
  • Publisher: Talking Stone
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 01/04/2015
  • ISBN: 9780953745470
  • B-Code: B018300
  • Pages: 416
  • Dimensions: 198x129mm