As a discussion, it presents and links ideas in a way that that I found fresh and enlightening.
From these sources, especially the Edda, the author reconstructs the myths and stories relating to the Norse gods and their subsequent twilight in Ragnarok.
I liked this book- I found it easy to read and understand, and it was not as "dated" as one would think.
I have been an Asatruar for many years now and had never purchased Ellis Davidson's books even though much of her work has been cited in other noteworthy tomes. WOW! Read morePublished 2 days ago by Einjerhar
This is my reference book of choice for Norse Myth. Davidson presents the material in an objective way, and without claims of uniformity in practice, an important point when so... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Constant Reader