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The fields and the choice lands in that place seemed fair to Odin, and he chose
for himself the site of a city which is now called Sigtiin. There he established
chieftains in the fashion which had prevailed in Troy; he set up also 8
He is named Biiri : he was fair of feature, great and mighty. 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 ...
... and he was of the race of the iEsir; their son was Day: he was radiant and fair
after his father. Then Allfather took Night, and Day her son, and gave to them two
horses and two chariots, and sent them up into the heavens, to ride round about ...
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 ...
They made also a second hall : that was a shrine which the goddesses had, and
it was a very fair house; men call it Vingolf. Next they fashioned a house, wherein
they placed a forge, and made besides a hammer, tongs, and anvil, and by ...
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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