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Njordr has to wife the woman called Skadi, daughter of Thjazi the giant. Skadi
would fain dwell in the abode which her father had had, which is on certain
mountains, in the place called Thrym- heimr; but Njordr would be near the sea.
Thrymheimr 't is called, where Thjazi dwelt, He the hideous giant; But now Skadi
abides, pure bride of the gods, In her father's ancient freehold. XXIV. " Njordr in
Noatun begot afterward two children : the son was called Freyr, and the daughter
Then Skadi took a venomous serpent and fastened it up over him, so that the
venom should drip from the serpent into his face. But Sigyn, his wife, stands near
him and holds a basin under the venom-drops; and when the basin is full, she
Now Skadi, the daughter of the giant Thjazi, took helm and birnie and all
weapons of war and proceeded to Asgard, to avenge her father. The iEsir,
however, offered her reconciliation and atonement : the first article was that she
should choose ...
It is so said, that Odin did this by way of atonement to Skadi : he took Thjazi's
eyes and cast them up into the heavens, and made of them two stars. Then said
Mgir: "It seems to me that Thjazi was a mighty man: now of what family was he?
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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