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Harry answered : "A witch dwells to the east of Midgard, in the forest called
Ironwood : in that wood dwell the troll-women, who are known as Ironwood-
Women. The old witch bears many giants for sons, and all in the shape of wolves
; and from ...
And nevertheless they dwell in the earth and in stones. Mod- sognir was the first,
and Durinn the second; so it says in Voluspa. Then strode all the mighty to the
seats of judgment, The gods most holy, and together held counsel, Who should of
It is further said that these Norns who dwell by the Well of Urdr take water of the
well every day, and with it that clay which lies about the well, and sprinkle it over
the Ash, to the end that its limbs shall not wither nor rot; for that water is so holy ...
That which is called Alfheimr1 is one, where dwell the peoples called Light-Elves;
but the Dark-Elves dwell down in the earth, and they are unlike in appearance,
but by far more unlike in nature. The Light-Elves are fairer to look upon than the ...
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.
They made a compact on these terms: they should be nine nights in Thrymheimr,
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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
LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
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