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His wife was Frigida, whom we call Frigg. IV Odin had second sight, and his wife
also ; and from their foreknowledge he found that his name should be exalted in
the northern part of the world and glorified above the fame of all other kings.
His wife was called Frigg daughter of Fjorgvinn ; and of their blood is come that
kindred which we call the races of the iEsir, that have peopled the Elder Asgard,
and those kingdoms which pertain to it; and that is a divine race. For this reason ...
... all the fatesof fnen^-tfebugh she speaks no prophecy, — as is said here, when
Odin hTmseTrspake with him of the jEsir whom men call Loki: Thou art mad now,
Loki, and reft of mind, — Why, Loki, leav'st thou not off? Frigg, methinks, is wise ...
XXXV. Then said Gangleri: "Which are the Asynjur?" Harr said : " Frigg is the
foremost : she has that estate which is called Fensalir, and it is most glorious. The
second is Saga: she dwells at S0kkvabekkr, and that is a great THE BEGUILING
The fifth is Fulla: she also is a maid, and goes with loose tresses and a golden
band about her head ; she bears the ashen coffer of Frigg, and has charge over
her footgear, and knows her secret counsel. Freyja is most gently born (together ...
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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