Myths and Folklore: Unit Four: Norse
When did Norse mythology begin?
after the Romans left
When did the Norse invaders begin to invade Britian?
Who were the original habitants of Britain?
Where did the Celtics go to escape the Norse Men
Saxo Grammaticus and Snarri Sturluson
Who were the two scholars who preserved Norse mythology?
When did Saxo Grammaticus live?
When did Snarri Sturluson live?
the Rise of Christianity
What was the most important influence which changed Norse mythology?
similar to Zeus
Norse: head of all gods, wisdom, culture, battle, victory, and the dead.
birds are Thought and Memory
seen with a shield and a spear
similar to Hera
Norse: queen of all gods
Norse: god of thunder and strength
son of Ordin
carried a hammer that would always come back to him
Norse: god of courage and war
Norse: has a sword that is inflallible
similar to Aphrodite/Venus
Norse: goddess of beauty and love
Norse: most beloved of goddessess
Norse: maiden attendents to gods
Vidar, Bragi, Balder, Hoder
Norse: silent god
Norse: god of poetry
Norse: god of spring
Nose: most beloved god
twin brother of Balder
Norse: god of winter, gloom, and darkness
Norse: michief maker
Fenris, Midgard Serpent, and Hela
Who were Loki's three offsprings?
What is Fenris?
What is Hela also known as?
What is another name for Odin?
Norse: goddess of spring