Результати 1-5 із 42
When he came into the town, he saw there a hall so high that he could not easily
make out the top of it : its thatching was laid with golden shields after the fashion
of a shingled roof. So also says Thjodolfr of Hvin, that Valhall was thatched with ...
Brothers shall strive and slaughter each other; Own sisters' children shall sin
together; 111 days among men, many a whoredom : An axe-age, a sword-age,
shields shall be cloven ; A wind-age, a wolf-age, ere the world totters. Then shall
... Vali, Ullr, Hoenir, Forseti, Loki; and in like manner the Asynjur: Frigg, Freyja,
Gefjun, Idunn, Gerdr,Sigyn, Fulla, Nanna. It seemed glorious to JEgir to look
about him in the hall: the wain- scottings there were all hung with fair shields;
there was ...
... Where the hosts of fearless Harekr were slaughtered. Thus sang Eyvindr: The
mead which forth From Surtr's sunk dales The Strong-through-spells Swift-flying
bore. So sang Bragi: 'Tis seen, on my shield's surface, How 102 PROSE EDDA.
So sang Bragi: 'Tis seen, on my shield's surface, How the Son of the Father of
Peoples Craved to try his strength full swiftly 'Gainst the rain-beat Snake earth-
circling. Thus sang Einarr: Since less with Bestla's Offspring Prevail most lordly ...
Відгуки відвідувачів - Написати рецензію
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