An in-depth exploration of the remarkable lore, culutre and history that make up the myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland. The book begins with an Introduction that helps put Scandinavian mythology in place in history, followed by a chapter that explains the meaning of mythic time, and a third section that presents in-depth explanations of each mythological term. Includes numerous illustrations. A fascinating new addition to the literature of Norse Mythology. 384 pages. Paperback.