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Author Topic: Thor Documentary - 45 minute on-line video  (Read 5326 times)
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« Reply #2: March 25, 2011, 03:40:42 pm »

I enjoyed this History Channel documentary on Thor. There are a few factual errors – for example, Thor is not Freya’s brother – but those aside it is a very accessible look at the mythology of Heathenry, Thor, and the times and people who honoured him. It’s forty-five minutes long so put some time aside to watch it.  Grin

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<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQ9csP_rE0E" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQ9csP_rE0E</a>

Didn't any of all these experts and scholars they interviewed point out the rather glaring errors? Freya is never referenced as Thor's sister, nor is Loki ever referenced as his servant. Ever. Where did they get these ideas? I was also surprised they touched on the Christian influence on the Ragnarok story, but left out the fact that not all the gods die in it. Why no mention of Thor's sons?
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