Introduction.; Chapter 1: The sources of Norse mythology.; Chapter 2: The gods on the ground.; Chapter 3: Myths in the Viking Age.; Chapter 4: The Twilight of the gods.; Chapter 5: Pagan myths under conversion.; Chapter 6: The rebirth of Norse mythology.
Christopher Abram is Lecturer in Medieval Scandinavian Studies at University College, London where he teaches Old Norse mythology, literature and language. He has published scholarly articles on eddic poetry and is working on a volume about the transmission of the Icelandic eddas.
'Undoubtedly a learned, informative and enjoyable account of the
Norse myths that presents a new model for future discussion.'