H.R. Ellis Davidson

Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson is a British antiquarian and academic, writing in particular on Norse mythology. Gods and Myths of Northern Europe (Penguin Books, 1964) is considered one of the most thorough and reputable sources on Icelandic, Norse and Germanic mythology. Davidson uses literary, historical and archaeological evidence to discuss the stories and customs of northern Europe. She is also known as Hilda Roderick Ellis, as demonstrated by the title page of the 1943 edition of The Road to Hel.

Life

Publications

  • The Road to Hel (1943)
  • The Golden Age of Northumbria (1958)
  • The Sword in Anglo-Saxon England: its archaeology and literature (1962)
  • Gods and Myths of Northern Europe (1964)
  • Pagan Scandinavia (1967)
  • Scandinavian Mythology (1969)
  • The chariot of the sun, and other rites and symbols of the Northern Bronze Age (with Peter Gelling) (1969)
  • The Viking Road to Byzantium (1976)
  • Patterns of Folklore (1978)
  • The History of the Danes/ Saxo Grammaticus (editor) (1979-1980)
  • Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: early Scandinavian and Celtic religions (1988)
  • Myths and Symbols of Pagan Europe (1989)
  • The Seer in Celtic and other traditions (1993)
  • The Lost Beliefs of Northern Europe (1993)
  • Boundaries and Thresholds: papers from a colloquium of the Katherine Briggs Club (editor) (1993)
  • Roles of the Northern Goddess (1998)
  • Supernatural Enemies (editor with Anna Chaudri) (2001)
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Norse, Viking or Scandinavian mythology comprises the indigenous pre-Christian religion, beliefs and legends of the Scandinavian peoples, including those who settled on Iceland, where most of the written sources for Norse mythology were assembled.
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