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... Spake his mind unto them Where the hosts of fearless Harekr were
slaughtered. Thus sang Eyvindr: The mead which forth From Surtr's sunk dales
The Strong-through-spells Swift-flying bore. So sang Bragi: 'Tis seen, on my
shield's surface, ...
So sang Bragi: 'Tis seen, on my shield's surface, How the Son of the Father of
Peoples Craved to try his strength full swiftly 'Gainst the rain-beat Snake earth-
circling. Thus sang Einarr: Since less with Bestla's Offspring Prevail most lordly ...
And as Einarr Tinkling-Scale sang further: The Dwarves' Crag's Song-wave
rushes O'er all the dauntless shield-host Of him who speeds the fury Of the shield
-wall's piercing sword-bane. Even as Ormr Steinthorsson sang: The body of the ...
By calling him Son of Sif, Stepson of Thor, God of the Snowshoe, God of the Bow,
Hunting-God, God of the Shield. XV. "How should Hoenir be periphrased? By
calling him Bench-Mate or Companion or Friend of Odin, the Swift of God, the ...
'And it was a great folly,' said he, 'when I left my shield and hone behind at home;
if I had my weapons here, then we should try single-combat. But as matters stand,
I declare thee a coward if thou wilt slay me, a weaponless man.' Thor was by ...
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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