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He is also called God of the Hanged, God of Gods, God of Cargoes; and he has
also been named in many more ways, after he had come to King Geirrodr: We
were called Grimr and Gangleri, Herjann, Hjalmberi; Thekkr, Thridi,. ' Wind-
bringer r ...
... of the Girdle of Strength, and of Bil- skirnir; Defender of Asgard and of Midgard,
Adversary and Slayer of Giants and Troll- Women, Smiter of Hrung- nir, of
Geirrodr and of Thrivaldi, Master of Thjalfi and Roskva, Foe of the Midgard
There is a river called Vimur, which Thor waded when he journeyed to the garth
of Geirrodr. Thus sang Vetrlidi the skald: Thou didst break the leg of Leikn, Didst
cause to stoop Starkadr, Didst bruise Thrivaldi, Didst stand on lifeless Gjalp.
... and Ali; Kinsman and Uncle, Evil Companion and Bench-Mate of Odin and the
iEsir, Visitor and Chest-Trapping of Geirrodr, Thief of the Giants, of the Goat, of
Brisinga-men,and of Idunn's Apples, Kinsman of Sleipnir, Husband of Sigyn,Foe
And Bragi answered: "It is worthy to be told at length, how Thor went to Geirrodr's
dwelling. At that time he had not the hammer Mjollnir with him, nor his Girdle of
Might, nor the iron gauntlets: and that was the fault of Loki, who went with him.
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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