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Norse Mythology. Sweden , Denmark , Norway , Iceland Germanic background. Terms defined. Pagan- “country dweller, rustic” Folk religion (not Christian, Islamic, or Judaism) Disbeliever in “their” religion Saga- stories about ancient Scandanavian and German history

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Norse mythology

NorseMythology

Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland

Germanicbackground


Terms defined
Terms defined

  • Pagan-“country dweller, rustic”

    • Folk religion (not Christian, Islamic, or Judaism)

    • Disbeliever in “their” religion

    • Saga-stories about ancient Scandanavian and

      • German history

        Edda- poetry


Fun facts
FUN FACTS

  • 9 worlds in Norse mythology

  • Valhalla- Odin’s hall located in Asgard

  • Beginning of life= fire and ice

  • Woman comes from Ymir’s armpit!!??

  • Ragnarok= similar to great flood stories


J r r tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien

  • Lord of the Rings

  • The Hobbit


Modern connection
Modern Connection

  • Monday = Moon’s Day

  • Tuesday = Tyr’s Day

  • Thursday = Thor’s Day

  • Friday = Freyja’s Day

  • Sunday = Sun’s Day / Lord’s Day






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