Padraic Colum

The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths

This eBook edition of “The Children of Odin (Illustrated Edition)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. This collection brings us close to the magical legendary stories of Ancient Northern Europe, which remain one of the great myth cycles of Western civilization.Contents:The Dwellers in AsgardFar Away and Long AgoThe Building of the WallIduna and Her Apples: How Loki Put the Gods in DangerSif's Golden Hair: How Loki Wrought Mischief in AsgardHow Brock Brought Judgment on LokiHow Freya Gained Her Necklace and How Her Loved One Was Lost to HerHow Frey Won Gerda, the Giant Maiden, and How He Lost His Magic SwordHeimdall and Little Hnossa: How All Things Came to BeThe All-Father's Forebodings: How He Leaves AsgardOdin the WandererOdin Goes to Mimir's Well: His Sacrifice for WisdomOdin Faces an Evil ManOdin Wins for Men the Magic MeadOdin Tells to Vidar, His Silent Son, the Secret of His DoingsThor and Loki in the Giants' CityHow Thor and Loki Befooled Thrym the GiantÆgir's Feast: How Thor TriumphedThe Dwarf's Hoard, and the Curse that It BroughtThe Witch's HeartForeboding in AsgardLoki the BetrayerLoki Against the ÆsirThe ValkyrieThe Children of LokiBaldur's DoomLoki's PunishmentThe Sword of the Volsungs and the Twilight of the GodsSigurd's YouthThe Sword Gram and the Dragon FafnirThe Dragon's BloodThe Story of Sigmund and SignyThe Story of Sigmund and SinfiotliThe Story of the Vengeance of the Volsungs and of the Death of SinfiotliBrynhild in the House of FlameSigurd at the House of the NibelungsHow Brynhild Was Won for GunnarThe Death of SigurdThe Twilight of the Gods
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