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One poem that he mentions is lacking in the Poetic Edda as we know it :
Heimdallargaldr, the Song or Incantation of Heimdallr; moreover, he makes
seventeen citations from other poems which, although lost to us, evidently formed
portions of ...
"Heimdallr is the name of one: he is called. 1 Bragr, as a noun, means "poetry ;"
as an adjective, it seems to mean " foremost " (Cl.-Vig.). Thus the phrase bragr
karla seems to be "foremost of men," with apparent reference to poetic
"Heimdallr is the name of one: he is called the White God. He is great and holy;
nine maids, all sisters, bore him for a son. He is also called Hallinskidi ' and
Gullintanni; 2 his teeth were of gold, and his horse is called Gold-top. He dwells
in the ...
... or Fearful- Tusk, and Heimdallr rode the horse called Gold-Tpp, and Freyja
drove her cats. Thither came also much people of the Rime-Giants and the Hill-
Giants. Odin laid on the pyre that gold ring which is called Draupnir; this quality ...
Loki shall have battle with Heimdallr, and each be the slayer of the other. Then
straightway shall Surtr cast fire over the earth and burn all the world; so is said in
V'iluspa: High blows Heimdallr, the horn is aloft; Odin communes with Mimir's ...
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LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - JVioland - LibraryThing
Norse sagas written in Iceland around 1210 by Snorri Sturluson (I couldn't possibly have made up that name!). It records histories and traditions of the Norse people. Some material is gruesome, but then we're dealing with a people who hoped to die in battle! Читати огляд повністю
LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
I was initially surprised that I knew all of the stories in The Prose Edda, but then I realised that I've been reading adaptations of them since I was aged 10, so not all that surprising really. It ... Читати огляд повністю