A few other Norse myths
Snorri Sturluson (1179-1241) mentions a number of other myths in Gylfaginning, a section of
He begins with a brief prologue explaining that the Norse gods were not divine, but the great
Trojan heroes falsely remembered as
Proto-Indo-Europeans - mother tongue
Indo-European - All European languages relations
Proto-Germanic early version of German language
Great Consonant Shift/Grimms Law- Germanic languages are distinguished from other Indo-European
Saga of the Volsungs
Combination of Myth, Legend and History.
Most popular of the Icelandic fornaldar sagas.
Action set in the Vlkerwanderung (375 - 453 CE)
Material also treated in the medieval German epic, das Nibelungenlied (c. 1200) an Austrian
Ragnark means the Doom of the Gods, often incorrectly translated, as by Snorri and
Wagner, as Twilight of the Gods.
Like other Indo-European mythologies, the Norse gods are locked in an eternal battle with
monstrous beings which seem to rep