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She took from the north, out of Jotunheim, four oxen which were the sons of a
certain giant and herself, and set them before the plow. And the plow cut so wide
and so deep that it loosened up the land; and the oxen drew the land out into the
and thence are come the races of the Rime-Giants, as it says in Voluspa the Less
: All the witches spring from Witolf, All the warlocks are of Willharm, And the spell-
singers spring from Swarthead; All the ogres of Ymir come. But concerning this ...
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 ...
her without lieth the deep sea; and along the strand of that sea they gave lands to
the races of giants for habitation. But on the inner earth they made a citadel round
about the world against the hostility of the giants, and for their citadel they ...
X. " Norfi or Narfi is the name of a giant that dwelt in Jo- tunheim : he had a
daughter called Night; she was swarthy and dark, as befitted her race. She was
given to the man named Naglfari ; their son was Audr. Afterward she was wedded
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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