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Surname 1 Student’s Name Institution Instructor Date Norse Mythology What is Norse Mythology? Norse mythology is an organ of the people of the Northern Germany halting from Norse paganism and proceedings beyond the Scandinavia Christianization and into the folk tales of Scandinavia of the modern era. Besides, this mythology is not merely a myth but more of a religion. This mythology was mainly practiced by people known as Vikings, those who lived the cultures of Scandinavia. However, the Germanic people got involved in the practice too. When this mythology is analyzed in totality, it describes a grand recurring story that begins from the Cosmos creation and terminates with the decline and fall of the Cosmos and subsequently its re- creation. How does it from Greek or Baltic Mythology Norse mythology has some fundamental and glaring differences despite sharing some similarities. Under the Greek mythology, Zeus is described as the god of law and order. However, under the Norse mythology, Odin is described as the god of war. Moreover, under the Greek mythology lifestyle appeared more civilized as opposed to Norse mythology where the Norse lifestyle appeared to be more war-like. Under the Norse mythology, Odin created man from trees whereas under the Greek mythology, man was created by Prometheus from clay. Additionally, the Greek myths and folktales are distinct stories which are connected by the gods.
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Surname 2 On the contrary, the Norse myths appears to follow a man plot line where every myth seems connected. Also, the under the Norse myth, there exists a definite ending referred to as Ragnarok opposed to the Greek mythology which has no distinct ending. Furthermore, the Norse mythology. Besides, under the Norse mythology, the gods are more physical and closer to the people. Interact with them, and they can also get hurt, hungry, and die as opposed to the Greek mythology in which the gods appear not to be physical and little connected to the mankind.
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