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Another example is the tale told concerning the valor of Hrolfr Kraki: That king
whom men call Adils ruled over Uppsala; he had to wife Yrsa, mother of Hrolfr
Kraki. He was at strife with the king who ruled over Norway, whose name was Ali;
King Hrolfr could not make the journey in person, owing to the strife in which he
was engaged with the Saxons; but he sent to Adils his twelve berserks: Bodvar-
Bjarki was there for one, and Hjalti the Stout-Hearted, Hvitserkr the Stern, Vottr ...
'Add we to the fire In Adils' dwelling!' took his shield and cast it onto the fire, and
leapt over the flames, while the shield burnt; and he spake again: ' He flees not
the flames Who o'er the fire leapeth!' Even so did his men, one after another; and
And Morginn on Vakr;' Ali rode Hrafn, They who rode onto the ice: But another,
southward, Under Adils, A gray one, wandered, Wounded with the spear. Bjorn
rode Blakkr, And Bjarr rode Kertr;* Atli rode Glaumr,3 And Adils on Slongvir;'1 ...
Codex Wormianus, another of the manuscripts. Cod. Upsal. = Codex Upsaliensis,
a third manuscript ( U ) . Yngl. S. = Ynglinga Saga. Gylfag. = Gylfaginning. Skalds.
= Skaldskaparmal. INDEX INDEX INDEX Adam and Eve, 3. Adils, legendary ...
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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