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Thus sang Bragi: And the vast misshapen circler Of the ship's sea-path, fierce-
minded, Stared from below in anger At the Skull-Splitter of Hrungnir. Again sang
Bragi: Well hast Thou, Hewer-in-Sunder Of the nine heads of Thrivaldi, Kept thy ...
Hrungnir asked what manner of man he with the golden helm might be, who rode
through air and water; and said that the stranger had a wondrous good steed.
Odin said he would wager his head there was no horse in Jotunheim that would ...
He went within and ordered drink to be brought to him, and then those flagons
were brought in from which Thor was wont to drink; and Hrungnir swilled from
each in turn. But when he had become drunken, then big words were not wanting
: he ...
"Then Hrungnir went his way, and galloped furiously until he came to Jotunheim.
The news of his journey was spread abroad among the giants, and it became
noised abroad that a meeting had been arranged between him and Thor; the ...
Hrungnir lifted up the hone in both hands and cast it against him; it struck the
hammer in flight, and the hone burst in sunder: one part fell to the earth, and
thence are come all the flint-rocks ; the other burst on Thor's head, so that he fell
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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