The existing manuscripts of old norse mythology were written mainly by christians obscuring the pre christian oral histories this book assembles comparisons from a range of analytical perspectives examining the similarities and differences of the old norse mythologies with the myths of other cultures and within the old norse corpus itself. Old norse mythology comparative perspectives old norse mythology comparative perspectives edited by pernille hermann stephen a. As part of an initiative to make more widely available research from the milman parry collection of oral literature the chs is pleased to announce the online publication of old norse mythology comparative perspectives edited by pernille hermann stephen a mitchell and jens peter schjdt with amber j rose. Old norse mythology comparative perspectives pernille hermann old norse mythology is elusive it is the label used to describe the religious stories of the pre christian north featuring such well known gods as odin and thor yet most of the narratives have . The re emergence of comparative studies in scholarship on old norse mythology was mainly due to the analyses carried out by the great french linguist and historian of religion georges dumzil eg 1959
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