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Man is called Breaker of Gold, even as Ottarr the Swarthy sang: I needs must use
the Breaker Of the Battle-Glow of good men; Here is the watch war-doughty Of
the Wise King assembled. Or Gold-Sender, as Einarr Tinkling-Scale sang: The ...
... The War-God's Verse, to Thorsteinn; The Tree of Swords so wills it. Staff, as
Ottarr sang: Thou, fierce War-Staff, maintainedst Maugre two kings, thy borders
With heroes' kin, where the ravens Starved not; keen-hearted art 180 PROSE
The service-fee which headmen give is called wages and gifts; thus sang Ottarr
the Swarthy: I needs must use the Breaker Of the Battle-Glow of good men; Here
is the watch war-doughty Of the Wise King assembled.1 Earls and chiefs and ...
Field, as Ottarr sang: The Prince guards the Field: Few kings are so mighty; Oleifr
fattens the eagle, — Foremost is the Swedes' King. 1 See page loo. 2 "Byzant.
Qeyy&pi ; an Sjt. hey. " (Cl.-Vig., p. 151). 1 A personification. 2 See page 179.
Fief, as Ottarr sang : Thou, fierce War-StafF, maintainedst The Fief despite two
Monarchs With heroes' kin, where the ravens Starved not; keen-hearted art thou.
2 "Etymology not known" (Cl.-Vig., p. 241). - See pages 180, 181. Hlodyn,' as ...
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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
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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