The Norns in old Norse mythology /

The nornir or norns were a group of female supernatural beings closely related to ideas about fate in Old Norse tradition. Karen Bek-Pedersen provides a better understanding of the role played by norns and other beings like them. Although the norns are well known, even to people who have only a supe...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bek-Pederson, Karen
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburg : Dunedin, 2011.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Sources
  • What is a Norn?
  • Women in the well
  • Fate and threads
  • Fate, honour and speech.