Told by the Northmen: Stories from the Eddas and Sagas
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Told by the Northmen: Stories from the Eddas and Sagas

By E. M. (Ethel Mary) Wilmot-Buxton
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  • TOLD BY THE NORTHMEN:
  • Stories from the Eddas and Sagas
  • E. M. WILMOT-BUXTON
    • George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London
    • 1908
  • Contents
  • Hakon's Lay
  • TOLD BY THE NORTHMEN:
  • Chapter I
  • How All Things Began
    • This is the tale which the Northmen tell concerning the Beginning of Things.
  • Chapter II
  • How All-Father Odin Became Wise
    • These are the tales which the Northmen tell concerning the wisdom of All-Father Odin.
  • Chapter III
  • How the Queen of the Sky Gave Gifts to Men
    • This is the tale which the Northmen tell of Frigga, Queen of the Asas.
  • Chapter IV
  • How a Giant Built a Fortress for the Asas
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how a giant once built a fortress for the Asas.
  • Chapter V
  • The Magic Mead
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how All-Father Odin brought the Magic Mead to Asgard.
  • Chapter VI
  • How Loki Made a Wager with the Dwarfs
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Loki once made a Wager with the Dwarfs.
  • Chapter VII
  • The Apples of Youth
    • This is the tale which the Northmen tell of how the Apples of Youth were once very nearly lost to Asgard.
  • Chapter VIII
  • How the Fenris Wolf was Chained
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how the Fenris Wolf was chained.
  • Chapter IX
  • How the Pride of Thor was Brought low
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how the Pride of Thor was once brought low.
  • Chapter X
  • How Thor's Hammer was Lost and Found
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Thor's Hammer was lost and found.
  • Chapter XI
  • The Giant's Daughters
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how the Giant's Daughters tried to kill Thor.
  • Chapter XII
  • The Story of Balder the Beautiful
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of the sad fate of Balder the Beautiful.
    • THE PASSING OF BALDER
  • Chapter XIII
  • How Hermod Made a Journey to the Underworld
    • This is the tale which the Northmen tell of how Hermod journeyed to the Underworld to bring back Balder the Beautiful to Asgard.
  • Chapter XIV
  • How Loki was Punished at Last
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Red Loki was punished at last for his sins.
  • Chapter XV
  • The Story of the Magic Sword
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how a great feud arose between the Volsungs and the Goths.
  • Chapter XVI
  • How Sigmund Fought His Last Battle
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Sigmund took Hiordis to wife, and was slain of the might of Odin.
  • Chapter XVII
  • The Story of the Magic Gold
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Sigurd was nurtured in Denmark.
  • Chapter XVIII
  • How Sigurd Slew the Dragon
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Sigurd slew Fafnir and Regin with the Magic Sword.
  • Chapter XIX
  • How Sigurd Won the Hand of Brunhild
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Sigurd braved the flames, and what befell.
  • Chapter XX
  • How the Curse of the Gold is Fulfilled
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Sigurd was foully slain in the land of the Niblungs.
  • Chapter XXI
  • The Boyhood of Frithiof the Bold
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Frithiof the Bold asked for the hand of Ingeborg the Fair.
  • Chapter XXII
  • Frithiof and Ingeborg
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Ingeborg went to dwell in Balder's grove.
  • Chapter XXIII
  • Frithiof Braves the Storm
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Frithiof the Bold went on a perilous adventure.
  • Chapter XXIV
  • Balder Forgives
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how Frithiof the Bold was wedded to Ingeborg the Fair.
  • Chapter XXV
  • How the End of All Things Came About
    • This is the tale the Northmen tell of how the End of All Things Came About.
  • Pronouncing Index of Proper Names
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