Gods and Myths of Northern Europe
H.R. Ellis Davidson
Explore the ancient Nordic deities who gave us the names of our days of the week in this fascinating book. Learn about the gods of war and fertility, the sky and the sea, and the puzzling figures of Norse mythology. As the first popular treatment of the subject to appear in English for many years, this book is written by a scholar who specializes in Norse and Germanic mythology. Discover how these pagan beliefs eventually gave way to Christianity and how these beliefs related to daily life.
first published in 1964