Surveys the mythology and heathen cult practices of the Old Norse world. Students learn to read mythological texts and study the major gods (Odin, Thor, Frey and Freyja, among others), along with other mythological beings. Examines and evaluates evidence for beliefs and cult practices in texts, art, archeological finds and other sources. Taught in English.
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|Institution||University of Colorado|
|Fields of study||Humanities (broad programmes)History and archaeologySociology and cultural studies|
|Teaching place||CU Boulder Main Campus|