Hilda Ellis Davidson (1914–2006)

  title={Hilda Ellis Davidson (1914–2006)},
  author={Jacqueline C. Simpson},
  pages={215 - 216}
Dr Hilda Ellis Davidson, who died in January 2006, had for many decades been a distinguished scholar in the field of Scandinavian mythology and religion, whose books reached a wide readership and whose enthusiasm for her subject was an inspiration to many--myself included. Time and again, over the years, one would hear Hilda gleefully discussing some new archaeological discovery or theory with the cry, "It's so exciting!" And when she described it, it certainly was. [FIGURE OMITTED] Hilda…