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"The third among the iEsir is he that is called Njordr: he dwells in heaven, in the
abode called Noatun. He rules the course of the wind, and stills sea and fire; on
him shall men call for voyages and for hunting. He is so prosperous and ...
Njordr is not of the race of the iEsir: he was reared in the land of the Vanir, but the
Vanir delivered him as hostage to the gods, and took for hostage in exchange
him that men call Hcenir; he became an atonement between the gods and the ...
"Njordr in Noatiin begot afterward two children: the son was called Freyr, and the
daughter Freyja; they were fair of face and mighty. Freyr is the most renowned of
the JEsir; he rules over the rain and the shining of the sun, and therewithal the ...
Then Njordr summoned to him Skirnir, Freyr's foot-page, and bade him go to
Freyr and beg speech of him and ask for whose sake he was so bitter that he
would not speak with men. But Skirnir said he would go, albeit unwillingly; and
said that ...
Then the iEsir came in to their banquet, and in the high-seats sat them down
those twelve iEsir who were appointed to be judges; these were their names:
Thor, Njordr, Freyr, Tyr, Heimdallr, Bragi, Vidarr, Vali, Ullr, Hoenir, Forseti, Loki;
and in ...
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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