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The Thor Movie

Started by Curt Bolding. Last reply by ShirtlessGeorge Jun 24. 3 Replies

May 6 is the release of "Thor," based on the Marvel Comics character. Reading Thor comics when I was a kid was what got me interested in Norse Mythology in the first place.  With all the movies that…Continue

Favorite Myth/Story

Started by Ray Crego. Last reply by Kai Höregott Jun 24. 11 Replies

One of my favorites is when Thor goes fishing with Hymir and all but catches Jörmungandr before Hymir gets scared ans cuts the line. Another great one is when Thor has to get his hammer Mjolnir back…Continue

Best Resourse

Started by Joseph Dean Phillips May 17, 2013. 0 Replies

There is not a whole lot of information about the Norse mythology out there, and I was wondering what was the best entry level resource you have found.The best one that I have found was "Myths of the…Continue

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Comment by ShirtlessGeorge on May 21, 2014 at 9:44pm
I got more interested in learning Norse mythology when I discovered my heritage last year
Comment by Dal on August 9, 2013 at 3:11pm
Hey men. Thoughts about differences between Norse myths and Greco/roman myths?
Comment by Garren Bellew on June 21, 2012 at 5:46pm

I act follow the belives

Comment by Luke A Sorensen on February 20, 2011 at 9:02pm

T-train I agree.  The emphasis Norse culture placed on courage and bravery is one of my favourite things about it.  An interesting site on norse culture is   www.hurstwic.org 

very interesting articles.

Comment by t-train on February 18, 2011 at 1:56pm
Something interesting about Norse mythology and religion is the importnce it placed on courage, even when faced with certain death.  This is because they had no belief in an eternal afterlife-even Valhalla is destroyed in Ragnorak.  Thus, the way to "live on" immortally was to display great courage, and that act of courage would live on in peoples' memory.  Look at Beowulf.  Even though an old man, and not having a chance of defeating the dragon, he still goes to fight it.  And his tale lives on today.  Edith Hamilton, in her book Mythology, has a small section at the end dealing with Norse mythology.
Comment by Dave Santuomo on February 16, 2011 at 1:38pm
 

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