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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Norwegian Encyclopedias, Jakten P Odin, Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, Arbeidernes Leksikon, Store Norske Leksikon, Vre Falne 1939-1945, Pax Leksikon, Norsk Fangeleksikon. Grinifangene, Norsk Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Norwegian Encyclopedias, Jakten P Odin, Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, Arbeidernes Leksikon, Store Norske Leksikon, Vre Falne 1939-1945, Pax Leksikon, Norsk Fangeleksikon. Grinifangene, Norsk Krigsleksikon 1940-45, Prosa, Bergen Byleksikon. Excerpt: The Search for Odin (Norwegian: Jakten p Odin) is the project title of Thor Heyerdahl's last series of archaeological excavations, which took place in Azov (Tanais) in Russia. Heyerdahl's intention was to prove the veracity of the account of Snorri Sturluson in the Ynglinga saga, written in the 13th century, about the origin of the Norse royal dynasties, and the pagan Norse gods. Snorri provides a euhemeristic account, in which he describes the Norse god Odin and some other Norse gods, the sir, as having been real people who emigrated from the area around the river Don to Scandinavia at the time of the Roman expansion into their old homeland. In Scandinavia, Snorri writes, they so impressed the native population that they started worshiping them as gods. Heyerdahl tried to seek the origins of the sir, following the route set out by Snorri Sturluson in the Ynglinga saga, from the Black Sea and the river Tanais (former Tanakvsl) via Saxon homelands in northern Germany, Odense on Fyn, Denmark to Old Sigtuna, ancient Sweden. When he died, the second season of excavations were just finished. The excavations performed in Tanais, near the entry of the Don into the Black Sea, have shown that Tanais actually did have a population at the time of the emigration of the sir (sometime around 60 B.C., according to the references to Roman expansion into the Caucasus). Heyerdahl also claimed that findings and Russian written sources from the Caucasus area verify not only the existence of the sir or the Irania... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=250401


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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Norwegian Encyclopedias, Jakten P Odin, Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, Arbeidernes Leksikon, Store Norske Leksikon, Vre Falne 1939-1945, Pax Leksikon, Norsk Fangeleksikon. Grinifangene, Norsk Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Norwegian Encyclopedias, Jakten P Odin, Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, Arbeidernes Leksikon, Store Norske Leksikon, Vre Falne 1939-1945, Pax Leksikon, Norsk Fangeleksikon. Grinifangene, Norsk Krigsleksikon 1940-45, Prosa, Bergen Byleksikon. Excerpt: The Search for Odin (Norwegian: Jakten p Odin) is the project title of Thor Heyerdahl's last series of archaeological excavations, which took place in Azov (Tanais) in Russia. Heyerdahl's intention was to prove the veracity of the account of Snorri Sturluson in the Ynglinga saga, written in the 13th century, about the origin of the Norse royal dynasties, and the pagan Norse gods. Snorri provides a euhemeristic account, in which he describes the Norse god Odin and some other Norse gods, the sir, as having been real people who emigrated from the area around the river Don to Scandinavia at the time of the Roman expansion into their old homeland. In Scandinavia, Snorri writes, they so impressed the native population that they started worshiping them as gods. Heyerdahl tried to seek the origins of the sir, following the route set out by Snorri Sturluson in the Ynglinga saga, from the Black Sea and the river Tanais (former Tanakvsl) via Saxon homelands in northern Germany, Odense on Fyn, Denmark to Old Sigtuna, ancient Sweden. When he died, the second season of excavations were just finished. The excavations performed in Tanais, near the entry of the Don into the Black Sea, have shown that Tanais actually did have a population at the time of the emigration of the sir (sometime around 60 B.C., according to the references to Roman expansion into the Caucasus). Heyerdahl also claimed that findings and Russian written sources from the Caucasus area verify not only the existence of the sir or the Irania... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=250401

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