The end of the world in Scandinavian mythology a comparative perspective on Ragnarök /

'The End of the World in Scandinavian Mythology' is a detailed study of the Scandinavian myth on the end of the world, the Ragnarök, and its comparative background, giving an historical perspective to contemporary human fears and hopes about the end of the world in the Ragnarök myth of cos...

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Main Author: Hultgård, Anders, 1936-
Other Authors: Oxford Scholarship Online.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2022.
Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (black and white)
Edition: First edition.
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Summary: 'The End of the World in Scandinavian Mythology' is a detailed study of the Scandinavian myth on the end of the world, the Ragnarök, and its comparative background, giving an historical perspective to contemporary human fears and hopes about the end of the world in the Ragnarök myth of cosmic destruction and cosmic renewal.
Item Description: This edition also issued in print: 2022.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
'The End of the World in Scandinavian Mythology' is a detailed study of the Scandinavian myth on the end of the world, the Ragnarök, and its comparative background, giving an historical perspective to contemporary human fears and hopes about the end of the world in the Ragnarök myth of cosmic destruction and cosmic renewal.
Specialized.
Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (black and white)
Audience: Specialized.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780191959332