Myths of the Norsemen Summary
Roger Loncelyn Green

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Myths of the Norsemen Summary

Perhaps as long ago as 8000 B.C., a group of nomadic tribes wandered south into India and westward into central Europe from a homeland somewhere west of the Caspian Sea. These divergent groups shared a common language (Indo-European), a knowledge of farming, and the worship of certain gods.

First among their gods was a sky god, probably named something like deva (as in India) or Diu (Zeus) as in Greece. The Romans called...

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