Scandinavian 134: Scandinavian Mythology

Instructor: Kimberly Ball

All lectures and readings in English.  Overview 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 collections traditionally called “Poetic (or Elder) Edda” and “Prose (or Younger) Edda.”