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Harry answered : " So greatly did the gods esteem their holy place and sanctuary,
that they would not stain it with the Wolfs blood ; though (so say the prophecies')
he shall be the slayer of Odin." XXXV. Then said Gangleri: "Which are the ...
Then shall the dog Garmr be loosed, which is bound before Gnipa's Cave: he is
the greatest monster; he shall do battle with Tyr, and each become the other's
slayer. Thor shall put to death the Midgard Serpent, and shall stride away nine ...
Loki shall have battle with Heimdallr, and each be the slayer of the other. Then
straightway shall Surtr cast fire over the earth and burn all the world; so is said in
Voluspa: High blows Heimdallr, the horn is aloft; Odin communes with Mimir's ...
... rocks are falling, and fiends are reeling, Heroes tread Hel-way, heaven is
cloven. Then to the Goddess a second grief cometh, When Odin fares to fight with
the Wolf, And Beli's slayer, the bright god, with Surtr; There must fall Erigg's
... of the Girdle of Strength, and of Bil- skirnir; Defender of Asgard and of Midgard,
Adversary and Slayer of Giants and Troll- Women, Smiter of Hrung- nir, of
Geirrodr and of Thrivaldi, Master of Thjalfi and Roskva, Foe of the Midgard
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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