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He who had conducted him in answered that the one who sat on the nethermost
high-seat was a king, "and his name is ... Harry answered : " He is called in our
speech Allfather, but in the Elder Asgard he had twelve names: one is Allfather; ...
And Harr answered: "He was then with the Rime-Giants." w. Gangleri said: "What
was the beginning, or how began it, or what was before it?" Harry answered: "As
is told in Voluspa: Erst was the age when nothing was: Nor sand nor sea, nor ...
And Jafnharr answered: "By no means do we acknowledge him God; he was evil
and all his kindred : we call them ... Harry answered: "Straightway after the rime
dripped, there sprang from it the cow called Audumla; four streams of milk ran ...
And Harr answered : "The sons of Borr slew Ymir the giant; lo, where he fell there
gushed forth so much blood out of his wounds that with it they drowned all the
race of the Rime-Giants, ... Harry replied: "In this matter there is no little to be said.
... that is a wondrous great piece of craftsmanship, and cunningly made. How was
the earth contrived?" And Harry answered: "She is ring-shaped without, and
round about her without lieth the deep sea; and along the strand ao PROSE
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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
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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