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How Thor Lost his Thunder: The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God

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How Thor Lost his Thunder is the first major English-language study of early medieval evidence for the Old Norse god, Thor. In this book, the most common modern representations of Thor are examined, such as images of him wreathed in lightning, and battling against monsters and giants. The origins of these images within Iron Age and early medieval evidence are then uncovered and investigated. In doing so, the common cultural history of Thor's cult and mythology is explored and some of his lesser known traits are revealed, ...

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How Thor Lost His Thunder: The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God
2019, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780367889029

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How Thor Lost His Thunder: The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God
2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138058194

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