The Children of Odin is Padraic Colum's popular retelling of famous Norse Myths for children. With illustrations by William Pogany this volume contains the following stories: Far Away and Long Ago; The Building of the Wall; Iduna and Her Apples: How Loki Put the Gods in Danger; Sif's Golden Hair: How Loki Wrought Mischief in Asgard; How Brock Brought Judgment on Loki; How Freya Gained Her Necklace and How Her Loved One Was Lost to Her; How Frey Won Gerda, the Giant Maiden, and How He Lost His Magic Sword; Heimdall and Little Hnossa: How All Things Came to Be; The All-Father's Forebodings: How He Leaves Asgard; Odin Goes to Mimir's Well: His Sacrifice for Wisdom; Odin Faces an Evil Man; Odin Wins for Men the Magic Mead; Odin Tells to Vidar, His Silent Son, the Secret of His Doings; Thor and Loki in the Giants' City; How Thor and Loki Befooled Thrym the Giant; Ægir's Feast: How Thor Triumphed; The Dwarf's Hoard, and the Curse that It Brought; Foreboding in Asgard; Loki the Betrayer; Loki Against the Æsir; The Valkyrie; The Children of Loki; Baldur's Doom; Loki's Punishment; Sigurd's Youth; The Sword Gram and the Dragon Fafnir; The Dragon's Blood; The Story of Sigmund and Signy; The Story of Sigmund and Sinfiotli; The Story of the Vengeance of the Volsungs and of the Death of Sinfiotli; Brynhild in the House of Flame; Sigurd at the House of the Nibelungs; How Brynhild Was Won for Gunnar; The Death of Sigurd; and The Twilight of the Gods.
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January 01, 2008
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