The Norse Myths Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Kevin Crossley-Holland
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Chapter 1, The Creation; Chapter 2, The War of the Aesir and Vanir; Chapter 3, The BUilding of Asgard's Wall

• The world begins in fire and in ice.

• The Aesir and the Vanir fight, but neither wins, so they merge.

• Loki makes a deal to have the wall around Asgard rebuilt.

Chapter 4, Lord of the Gallows; Chapter 5, The Song of Rig; Chapter 6, The Mead of Poetry

• The World Tree shelters all creation but is constantly under attack.

• Heimdall sleeps between Ai and Edda.

• Heimdall brings Jarl the gift of runes.

• The Aesir and the Vanir seal their truce by spitting into a jar and fashion a man from spit.

• Odin convinces Gunnlod to give up the mead, which becomes the treasure of the gods.

Chapter 7, Loki's Children and the Binding of Fenrir; Chapter 8, The Theft of Idun's Apples; Chapter 9, The Marriage of Njord and Skadi

• Loki and Angrboda had three children...

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