Gods and myths of Northern Europe by Hilda Ellis Davidson

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Subjects:

  • Germanic tribes -- Religion.,
  • Gods, Norse.,
  • Gods, Germanic.,
  • Mythology, Norse.,
  • Mythology, Germanic.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.225.

Book details

StatementH. R. Ellis Davidson.
SeriesPenguin religion and mythology
The Physical Object
Pagination[251]p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14948804M
ISBN 100140136274

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