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Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings

by Snorri Sturluson

Great classic by Icelandic poet/chieftain chronicles reigns of 16 high kings, including Olav II Haraldson, patron saint of Norway. Viking roving gives way to Christianity, unification of Norway. Over 130 illustrations...


Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas

by H. A. Guerber

Reliable versions of age-old Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape Western culture. Creation of world, deeds of gods and heroes such as Odin and Thor, machinations of Loki, more.


Popular Tales from Norse Mythology

by George Webbe Dasent

42 thrilling folktales include "Dapplegrim," "Tatterhood," "The Werewolf," "Such Women Are," "The Three Dogs," "Temptations," "The Magician's Pupil," "Legend of Tannhäuser," "The Outlaw," "The Widow's Son,"...


Nordic Gods and Heroes

by Padraic Colum & Willy Pogany

Simple, dramatic tales of gods and goddesses who dwell in Asgard: exploits of Odin and Thor, winning of Brynhild, twilight of the gods, more. Over 40 illustrations.


Historical Dictionary of Norway

by Jan Sjåvik

The Historical Dictionary of Norway supplies a wealth of information that illuminates Norway's remarkable history, society, and culture. This is done through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay,...


The Essential Legends and Sagas Collection

by Thomas Bulfinch

The Essential Legends and Sagas Collection, classics in one book:

The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights- James Knowles

Four Arthurian Romances- Chretien DeTroyes

Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut- Wace...


Sagas of the Icelanders

by William Morris

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of Icelandic sagas:

Cormac's Saga

Grettir the Strong

Frithiof the Bold

The Prose Edda


Czech Political Prisoners: Recovering Face

by Jana Kopelentova Rehak

Czech Political Prisoners is about the legacy of political violence under Socialism in Central Eastern Europe. In light of reconciliation, in post-Socialist Czech Republic former political prisoners’ various...


Mythology

by Coby Evans

Become familiar with the gods and goddesses of ancient Viking mythology, the conquerors who set off on trips across the seas and oceans from the north. In this guide, the main legends, the heroes, the rituals,...


Norse Mythology

by Bernard Hayes

In this audio book, Norse Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals, and Beliefs of Norse Mythology, the listener will be transported to the ancient customs of beliefs of the ancient Vikings...


Viking History 3 in 1

by Bernard Hayes

A bundle of three audiobooks about the Viking history and mythology.

Book One: This audiobook is an in-depth look at the Viking Age, and the deeds and daily lives of these ancient, sometimes mysterious people....


Ragnar Lothbrok

by Bernard Hayes

Ragnar Lothbrok: The Tale of a Viking Warrior King delves into the mystery surrounding the Viking warrior who conquered European nations and became a king in his own right. Over nine centuries after the death...


Vikings

by Bernard Hayes

This audiobook is an in-depth look at the Viking Age and the deeds and daily lives of these ancient, sometimes mysterious people. The Vikings of Scandinavia were heroic, adventurous, and often barbaric, but...


Beyond the Border

by Tobias Haimin Wung-Sung

In the nineteenth century, the hotly disputed border region between Denmark and Germany was the focus of an intricate conflict that complicates questions of ethnic and national identity even today. Beyond the...


Christian Krohg's Naturalism

by �ystein Sj�stad

The Norwegian painter, novelist, and social critic Christian Krohg (1852�1925) is best known for his highly political paintings of workers, prostitutes, and Skagen fishermen of the 1880s and for serving as...


History of the Life of Gustavus Adolphus

by Harriet Monroe

In giving this sketch of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, no attempt has been made to present a complete life of the great king.

It is a history difficult for young people to understand, and for that reason only...


Ivar the Viking

by Paul Chaillu

The story of "Ivar the Viking" depicts the actual life of Norse chiefs who ruled at the period therein described, and also gives the customs, religion, life, and mode of thinking which prevailed among the people....


No Particular Hurry

by Tony Lurcock

Selected passages from the accounts of nearly thirty travellers, together with Lurcock’s informed and entertaining commentary, chart the varied responses of British writers to the making of modern Finland...


Not So Barren or Uncultivated

by Tony Lurcock

Part anthology, part history, Not So Barren or Uncultivated brings to life these forgotten journeys and gives a picture of Finland at a time when it was little known to the outside world. It also presents the...


The Adventure of Fitz Michael

by Lee W Crossland

In the late ninth century, the Vikings have entered Irish waters and also the Isle of Man. Plunged into a cylindrical tower by the late abbot Father Daniel, Fitz Michael Ghabron is chosen to escape off the isle...