Norse Hero Tales: The King and the Green Angelica and


Norse Hero Tales: The King and the Green Angelica and Other Stories The world of the Norsemen men of the North was rich in poetry, legend and song Whenever there was a feast to greet guests, or celebrate weddings or the safe return of voyagers, the bards or skalds were called on to tell stories and sing songs These stories were colorful and dramatic They told of kings and queens, princes and princesses, duels and battles, and great journeys across the sea They offered heroes to admire, villains to fear, and made the listeners tremble and gasp with tales of love and daring, power and cunning Stories, like the ones in this book, were their window on the whole world These stories of Norse heroes, beautifully retold by the renowned storyteller Isabel Wyatt, are drawn from the collection of tales compiled by Saxo Grammaticus and other early Scandinavian writers Includes an informative introduction These stories are particularly useful for those teaching Norse mythology in Steiner Waldorf Classage

  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • Norse Hero Tales: The King and the Green Angelica and Other Stories
  • Isabel Wyatt
  • English
  • 15 March 2019
  • 0863157602

About the Author: Isabel Wyatt

Isabel Wyatt was born in England in 1901 She spent many years teaching young children and was then, until her retirement in 1965, co director of studies at Hawkwood College in Gloucestershire She compiled many books for children, including The Seven Year Old Wonder Book, The Eight Year Old Legend Book, Homer s Odyssey, King Beetle Tamer and The Book of Fairy Princes She died in 1992



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