SCAN 3202 - Old Norse Mythology Course uri icon



  • 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.


  • Nordvig, Mathias  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Summer 2022