Study of gods and goddesses, realms and beings, narratives and information that make up lore collectively referred to as Scandinavian, or Norse, myth. Reading and examination of this lore that is chiefly preserved in two medieval collections traditionally called Poetic (or Elder) Edda and Prose (or Younger) Edda, with supplementary readings in sagas and secondary sources. Taught in English.
Scandinavian 134: Scandinavian Mythology
Instructor: Kimberly Ball