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Odin's third son is named Sigi, his son Rerir. These the forefathers ruled over
what is now called Frankland ; and thence is descended the house known as
Volsungs. From all these are sprung many and great houses. (Then Odin began
So also says Thjodolfr of Hvin, that Valhall was thatched with shields: On their
backs they let beam, sore battered with stones, Odin's hall-shingles, the shrewd
sea-farers. In the hall-doorway Gylfi saw a man juggling with anlaces, ' having ...
That is their sport; and when the time draws near to undern-meal, they ride home
to Val- hall and sit down to drink, even as is said here: All the Einherjar in Odin's
court Deal out blows every day; The slain they choose and ride from the strife, ...
But Odin bore that misfortune by so much the worst, as he had most perception of
how great harm and loss for the iEsir were in the death of Baldr. "Now when the
gods had come to themselves, Frigg spake, and asked who there might be ...
Odin's son goeth to strife with the Wolf, — Vidarr, speeding to meet the slaughter-
beast; The sword in his hand to the heart he thrusteth Of the fiend's offspring;
avenged is his Father. Now goeth Hlodyn's glorious son Not in flight from the ...
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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