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The unscrupulous politician kept sound and pure some corner of his heart in
which to enshrine his love for his people's glorious past, for the myths of their
ancient gods, half grotesque and half sublime^jfor the Christ-like Baldr; for
The second is Gladr,2 the third Gyllir,3 the fourth Glenr,4 the fifth Skeidbrimir,s the
sixth Silfrintoppr,6 the seventh Sinir,7 the eighth Gisl,* the ninth Falhofnir,9 the
tenth Gulltoppr,10 the eleventh Lettfeti." Baldr's horse was burnt with him; and ...
Harry replied : " The second son of Odin is Baldr,_ and good things are to be said
of him. He is best, and all praise him ; he is so fair of feature, and so bright, that
light shines from him. A certain herb is so white that it is likened to Baldr's brow; ...
"Forseti is the name of the son of Baldr and Nanna daughter of Nep: he has that
hall in heaven which is called Glitnir. All that come to him with such quarrels as
arise out of law-suits, all these return thence reconciled. That is the best seat of ...
A very great deed of valor did Thor achieve on that journey." Harr made answer: "
Now shall be told of those tidings which seemed of more consequence to the
iEsir. The beginning of the story is this, that Baldr the Good dreamed great and 7°
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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