Thor myth to marvel martin arnold on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the myths of the norse god thor were preserved in the icelandic eddas set down in the early middle ages the bane of giants and trolls. The myths of the norse god thor were preserved in the icelandic eddas set down in the early middle ages the bane of giants and trolls thor was worshipped as the last line of defence against all that threatened early nordic society. Martin arnold explores the extraordinary regard in which thor has been held since medieval times and considers why and how his myth has been adopted adapted and transformed table of contents acknowledgements note on proper nouns introduction 1. Thor by martin arnold 9781441135421 available at book depository with free thors significance persisted long after the christian conversion and in the mid eighteenth century thor resumed a symbolic prominence among northern countries martin arnold explores the extraordinary regard in which thor has been held since medieval times . Martin arnold is professor of scandinavian literature at hull university he is the author of the vikings continuum 2006
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