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... Muspell; it is light and hot; that region is glowing and burning, and impassable
to such as are outlanders and have not their holdings there. He who sits there at
the land's-end, to defend the land, is called Surtr; he brandishes a flaming sword,
sword, and at the end of the world he shall go forth and harry, and overcome all
the gods, and burn all the world with fire; thus is said in Voluspa: Surtr fares from
the south with switch-eating flame, — On his sword shimmers the sun of the ...
Then said Gangleri : " What shall guard this place, when the flame of Surtr shall
consume heaven and earth?" Harr answered : " It is said that another heaven is.
1 Elf-home. 2 Broad-gleaming. 3 Glittering. * Heaven-crag. 5 Seat or shelf of the ...
The Midgard Serpent shall blow venom so that he shall sprinkle all the air and
water; and he is very terrible, and shall be on one side of the Wolf. In this din shall
the heaven be cloven, and the Sons of Muspell ride thence : Surtr shall ride first, ...
Freyr shall contend with Surtr, and a hard encounter shall there be between them
before Freyr falls: it is to be his death that he lacks that good sword of his, which
he gave to Skirnir. Then shall the dog Garmr be loosed, which is bound before ...
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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
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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