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These chieftains were in every manly part greatly above other men that have ever
been in the world. One king among them was called Munon or Men- non; and he
was wedded to the daughter of the High King Priam, her who was called Train ...
He begat a son called Borr, who wedded the woman named Bestla, daughter of
Bolthorn the giant; and they had three sons: one was Odin, the second Vili, the
third Ve. And this is my belief, that he, Odin, with his brothers, must be ruler of ...
His wife was called Frigg daughter of Fjorgvinn ; and of their blood is come that
kindred which we call the races of the iEsir, that have peopled the Elder Asgard,
and those kingdoms which pertain to it; and that is a divine race. For this reason ...
Harry answered : "A certain man was named Mundilfari, who had two children;
they were so fair and comely that he called his son Moon, and his daughter Sun,
and wedded her to the man called Glenr. But the gods were incensed at that ...
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.
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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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