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The fields and the choice lands in that place seemed fair to Odin, and he chose
for himself the site of a city which is now called Sigtun. There he established
chieftains in the fashion which had prevailed in Troy; he set up also 8 ^
He is named Buri: he was fair of feature, great and mighty. He begat a son called
Borr, who wedded the woman named Bestla, daughter of Bolthorn the giant ; and
they had three sons : one was Odin, the second Vili, the third Ve. And this is my ...
... he was of the race of the iEsir; their son was Day: he was radiant and fair after
his father. Then Allfather took Night, and Day her son, and gave to them two
horses and two chariots, and sent them up into the heavens, to ride round about
XI. Then said Gangleri: " How does he govern the course of the sun or of the
moon?" Harr answered : "A certain man was named Mundilfari, who had two
children; they were so fair and comely that he called his son Moon, and his
daughter Sun ...
... was a shrine which the goddesses had, and it was a very fair house; men call it
Vingolf. Next they fashioned a house, wherein they placed a forge, and made
besides a hammer, tongs, and anvil, and by means of these, all other tools.
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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