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Thus they recognized that the earth was quick, and had life with some manner of
nature of its own; and they understood that she was wondrous old in years and
mighty in kind: she nourished all that lived, and she took to herself all that ...
He was fostered in Thrace by a certain war-duke called Lorikus; but when he was
ten winters old he took unto him the weapons of his father. He was as goodly to
look upon, when he came among other men, as the ivory that is inlaid in oak; his
They made no end to their journeying till they were come north into the land that
is now called Saxland; there Odin tarried for a long space, and took the land into
his own hand, far and wide. In that land Odin set up three of his sons for land- ...
(Then Odin began his way northward, and came into the land which they called
Reidgothlandf and in that land he took possession of all that pleased him. He set
up over the land that son of his called Skjoldr, whose son was Frid- leifr, — and ...
The Rsvc took wives of the land for themselves, and some also for their sons; and
these kindreds became many in number, so that throughout Saxland, and thence
all over the region of the north, they spread out until their tongue, even the ...
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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
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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