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His son was Brandr, his son Frjodigar (whom we call Frodi), his son Freovin, his
son Uvigg, his son Gevis (whom we call Gave). Odin's third son is named Sigi, his
son Rerir. These the forefathers ruled over what is now called Frankland ; and ...
... I own, gold-wound — a jewel Most fair — to the shield's rim Fast is the golden
Sea-Flame: On the gem, Freyr's Niece, the tear-drift Of the forehead of her Mother
She bears; the Raven-Feeder Gave me Frodi's seed-gold's fostering. It is also ...
"Why is gold called Frodi's Meal? This is the tale thereof: One of Odin's sons,
named Skjoldr, — from whom the Skjoldungs are come, — had his abode and
ruled in the realm which now is called Denmark, but then was known as Gotland.
He who gave King Frodi the mill was named Hen- gikjoptr. King Frodi had the
maid-servants led to the mill, and bade them grind gold ; and they did so. First
they ground gold and peace and happiness for Frodi ; then he would grant them
They sung and slung The whirling stone Till the men of Frodi For the most part
slept; Then spake Menja, To the mill coming: 'Wealth grind we for Frodi, We grind
it in plenty, Fullness of fee At the mill of fortune : Let THE POESY OF SKALDS ...
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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