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Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,437 / 141 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91
LoC Categories: PH, GR
Downloads: 3,275
Added to site: 2005.02.27 9827

The Wonderful Plough (Isle of Rugen)
How a Lad stole the Giant's Treasure (Sweden)
Tales of Cats (Denmark)
The Magician's Daughter (Sweden)
The Hill-man invited to the Christening (Denmark)
The Meal of Frothi (Norway)
The Lost Bell (Isle of Rugen)
Maiden Swanwhite and Maiden Foxtail (Sweden)
Tales of Treasure (Denmark)
Holger Danske (Denmark)
Tales from the Prose Edda--
The Gods and the Wolf
The Strange Builder
Thor's Journey to the Land of Giants
How Thor Went a-Fishing
The Death of Baldur
The Punishment of Loki
The Origin of Tiis Lake (Denmark)
There are such Women (Norway)
Tales of the Nisses (Denmark)
The Dwarfs' Banquet (Norway)
The Icelandic Sorceresses (Eyrbiggia Saga)
The Three Dogs (Sweden)
The Legend of Thorguima (Eyrbiggia Saga)
The Little Glass Shoe (Isle of Rugen)
How Loki Wagered his Head (Edda Resenii)
The Adventures of John Dietrich (Isle of Rugen)
How Thorston Became Rich (Thorston's Saga)
Gudbrand of the Hillside (Norway)
The Dwarf-Sword Tirfing (Hervarar Saga)



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