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And he is named Hermodr the Bold, Odin's son, who undertook that embassy.
Then Sleipnir was taken, Odin's steed, and led forward ; and Hermodr mounted
on that horse and galloped off. " The iEsir took the body of Baldr and brought it to
When she had come, riding a wolf and having a viper for bridle, then she leaped
off the steed; and Odin called to four berserks to tend the steed; but they were not
able to hold it until they had felled it. Then Hyrrokkin went to the prow of the boat
"Then Hermodr rode on till he came to Hel-gate; he dismounted from his steed
and made his girths fast, mounted and pricked him with his spurs; and the steed
leaped so hard over the gate that he came nowise near to it. Then Hermodr rode
Thus sang Ulfr Uggason: His steed the lordly Heimdallr Spurs to the pyre gods
builded For the fallen son of Odin, The All-Wise Raven-Ruler. This is saii'irT'/
ftrilstnal: -Cf' What dream is that? quoth Odin,- THE POESY OF SKALPS 101.
Hrungnir asked what manner of man he with the golden helm might be, who rode
through air and water; and said that the stranger had a wondrous good steed.
Odin said he would wager his head there was no horse in Jotunheim that would ...
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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