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Then said Gangleri : " Does fire burn over Bifrost?" Harry replied: "That which
thou seest to be red in the bow is burning fire; the Hill-Giants might go up to
heaven, if passage on Bifrost were open to all those who would cross. There are
... of great price : one is the hammer Mjollnir, which the Rime-Giants and the Hill-
Giants know, when it is raised on high; and that is no wonder, — it has bruised
many a skull among their fathers or their kinsmen. He has a second costly ...
He dwells in the place called Himinbjorg,3 hard by Bifrost : he is the warder of the
gods, and sits there by heaven's end to guard the bridge from the Hill-Giants. He
needs less sleep than a bird ; he sees equally well night and day a hundred ...
... made Valhall; there came at that time a certain wright and offered to build them
a citadel in three seasons, so good that it should be staunch and proof against
the Hill-Giants and the Rime-Giants, though they should come in over Midgard.
Thither came also much people of the Rime-Giants and the Hill-Giants. Odin laid
on the pyre that gold ring which is called Draupnir; this quality attended it, that
every ninth night there dropped from it eight gold rings of equal weight. Baldr's ...
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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