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FjriggJ&Jlis- wife, and she knows all the fatesof fnen^-tfebugh she speaks no
prophecy, — as is said here, when Odin hTmseTrspake with him of the jEsir
whom men call Loki: Thou art mad now, Loki, and reft of mind, — Why, Loki, leav'
st thou ...
Loki is beautiful and comely to look upon, evil in spirit, very fickle in habit. He
surpassed other men in that wisdom which is called ' sleight,' and had artifices for
all occasions; he would ever bring the iEsir into great THE BEGUILING OF GYLFI
"Yet more children had Loki. Angrboda was theT name of a certain giantess in
Jotunheim, with whom Loki gat three children: one was Fenris-Wolf, the second
Jor- mungandr — that is the Midgard Serpent, — the third is Hel. But when the
Then said Gangleri: "Marvellous ill children did Loki beget, but all these brethren
are of great might. Yet why did not the jEsir kill the Wolf, seeing they had
expectation of evil from him ? " Harry answered : " So greatly did the gods esteem
When they told him these conditions, he asked that they would give him leave to
have the help of his stallion, which was called Sva- dilfari; and Loki advised it, so
that the wright's petition was granted. He set to work the first day of winter to ...
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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