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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: The Lost Vikings, Eric Brighteyes, Norse mythology, Hagar the Horrible, The Long Ships, Sigurd, Eric Northman, Rune, Erik the Conqueror, The Vikings, Vicky the Viking, Erik the Viking, Asterix and the Normans, The Island at the Top of the World, Viking: Battle for Asgard, The Last Kingdom, The Technicolor Time Machine, Viking Quest, The Lords of the North, The Pale Horseman, Northlanders, Eaters of the Dead, Viking Prince, The Saxon Stories, The Hammer and the Cross, The Vikings at Helgeland, Dusk of the Gods, One King's Way, King and Emperor. Excerpt: Norse mythology is the overall term for the myths, legends and beliefs about supernatural beings of Norse pagans. It flourished prior to the Christianization of Scandinavia, during the Early Middle Ages, and passed into Nordic folklore, with some aspects surviving to the modern day. The mythology from the Romanticist Viking revival came to be an influence on modern literature and popular culture. Norse mythology is the study of the myths told in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Faroe islands) during the pre-Christian times, especially during the Viking age. Mjolnir pendants were worn by Norse pagans during the 9th to 10th centuries. This Mjolnir pendant was found at Bredsatra in Oland, Sweden. The title page of Olive Bray's English translation of the Poetic Edda depicting the tree Yggdrasil and a number of its inhabitants (1908) by W. G. Collingwood.Most of the existing records on Norse mythology date from the 11th to 18th century, having gone through more than two centuries of oral preservation in what was at least officially a Pagan society. At this point scholars started recording it, particularly in the Eddas and the Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson, who believed that pre-Christian deities trace real historical people. There is also the...