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... ascribed those mighty works which Hector wrought in Troy. But this is the belief
of men : that the Turks told of Ulysses, and called him Loki, for the Turks were his
greatest foes.] skaldskaparmAl THE POESY OF SKALDS1 I. A certain man was.
skaldskaparmAl THE POESY OF SKALDS1 I. A certain man was named IV.
THE POESY OF SKALDS1 I. A certain man was named /Egir, or Hitler. He dwelt
on the island which is now called Hitler's Isle,2 and was deeply versed in black
magic. He took his way to Asgard, but the .flLsir had foreknowledge of his journey
... of war and proceeded to Asgard, to avenge her father. The iEsir, however,
offered her reconciliation and atonement: the first article was that she should
choose for herself a husband from among the iEsir and THE POESY OF SKALDS
One of them was Thjazi, the second Idi, the third Gangr. And we have it as a
metaphor among us now, to call gold the mouth-tale of these giants ; but we
conceal it in secret terms or in poesy in this way, that we call it Speech, or Word,
or Talk, ...
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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