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Then Utgarda-Loki went up and bade them cease the wrestling, saying that Thor
should not need to challenge more men of his body-guard to wrestling. By then it
had passed toward night; tJtgarda-Loki showed Thor and his companions to a ...
... he was come to the river Gjoll and rode onto the Gjoll- Bridge; which bridge is
thatched with glittering gold. Modgudr is the maiden called who guards the
bridge; she asked him his name and race, saying that THE BEGUILING OF GYLFI
bridge; she asked him his name and race, saying that the day before there had
ridden over the bridge five companies of dead men; 'but the bridge thunders no
less under thee alone, and thou hast not the color of dead men. Why ridest thou ...
But at the appointed time Loki lured Idunn out of Asgard into a certain wood,
saying that he had found such apples as would seem to her of great virtue, and
prayed that she would have her apples with her and compare them with these.
Then he spoke softly to Galarr his brother, bidding him go up over the doorway,
when she should go out, and let a mill-stone fall on her head, saying that her
weeping grew wearisome to him; and even so he did. " Now when the giant
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I've been told that most editions of The Edda of Snorri Sturluson (say it out loud, you'll love it) do not contain the 'Skaldskaparmal'. I thought this was the best part, and recommend that you find a ... Читати огляд повністю
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The Edda is essentially a 13th century crash course in Norse mythology. At the time it was written Iceland was already Christian and the book's author penned an unintentionally humorous disclaimer in ... Читати огляд повністю