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King Jormunrekkr the Mighty learned of her beauty, and sent his son Randver to
woo her and bring her to be his wife. When Randver had come to the court of
Jonakr, Svanhildr was given into his hands, and he should have brought her to
Sorli and Hamdir should hew off his hands and feet, and Erpr his head. But when
they were on their way, they asked Erpr what help they might expect from him, if
they met King Jormunrekkr. Heanswered that he would render them such aid as ...
Bragi the Old wrote of the fall of Sorli and Hamdir in that song of praise which he
composed on Rag- narr Lodbrok: Once Jormunrekkr awakened To an ill dream, '
mid the princes Blood-stained, while swords were swirling: A brawl burst in the ...
Jormungandr. See Midgard Serpent. Jormunrekkr ( = Ermanarich), King of the
Goths, fourth century, 158-161. Joruplain, 27. Jotunheim, the abode of the giants,
13,22, 25, 42, 54, 55, 58,72, 80, 91, 115-117, "9, 132. P^ALFVISA, 211. Keila, no.
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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