The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson eBook

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PREFACE.1
FOOTNOTES: 3
INTRODUCTION TO THE VOLUSPA.4
FOOTNOTES: 9
THE LAY OF VAFTHRUDNIR.10
THE LAY OF GRIMNIR.13
FOOTNOTES: 17
THE LAY OF VEGTAM, OR BALDR’S DREAMS.17
THE HIGH ONE’S[14] LAY.19
FOOTNOTES: 26
ODIN’S RUNE-SONG.[24]27
FOOTNOTES: 28
THE LAY OF HYMIR.28
FOOTNOTES: 31
THE LAY OF THRYM, OR THE HAMMER RECOVERED.31
THE LAY OF THE DWARF ALVIS.33
FOOTNOTES: 35
THE LAY OF HARBARD.35
FOOTNOTES: 38
THE JOURNEY OR LAY OF SKIRNIR.38
FOOTNOTES: 41
THE LAY OF RIG.41
FOOTNOTES: 44
OEGIR’S COMPOTATION, OR LOKI’S ALTERCATION.44
FOOTNOTES: 49
THE LAY OF FIOLSVITH.49
THE LAY OF HYNDLA.52
FOOTNOTES: 55
THE INCANTATION OF GROA.55
THE SONG OF THE SUN.56
FOOTNOTES: 60
THE LAY OF VOLUND.60
FOOTNOTES: 63
THE LAY OF HELGI HIORVARD’S SON.63
FOOTNOTES: 67
THE FIRST LAY OF HELGI HUNDINGCIDE.68
FOOTNOTES: 71
THE SECOND LAY OF HELGI HUNDINGCIDE.71
FOOTNOTES: 76
SINFIOTLI’S END.76
THE FIRST LAY OF SIGURD FAFNICIDE, OR GRIPIR’S PROPHECY.77
THE SECOND LAY OF SIGURD FAFNICIDE.81
FOOTNOTES: 83
THE LAY OF FAFNIR.83
FOOTNOTES: 87
THE LAY OF SIGRDRIFA.87
FOOTNOTES: 90
FRAGMENTS OF THE LAY OF SIGURD AND BRYNHILD.[73]90
FOOTNOTES: 94
THE THIRD LAY OF SIGURD FAFNICIDE.95
FOOTNOTES: 99
FRAGMENTS OF THE LAY OF BRYNHILD.99
THE FIRST LAY OF GUDRUN.100
FOOTNOTES: 102
BRYNHILD’S HEL-RIDE.102
FOOTNOTES: 103
THE SLAUGHTER OF THE NIFLUNGS.103
THE SECOND LAY OF GUDRUN.104
FOOTNOTES: 106
THE THIRD LAY OF GUDRUN.106
FOOTNOTES: 107
ODDRUN’S LAMENT.107
FOOTNOTES: 109
THE LAY OF ATLI.109
FOOTNOTES: 112
THE GROENLAND LAY OF ATLI.113
FOOTNOTES: 120
GUDRUN’S INCITEMENT.120
FOOTNOTES: 122
THE LAY OF HAMDIR.122
FOOTNOTES: 124
THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF STURLESON.124
GYLFI’S JOURNEY TO ASGARD.124
OF THE SUPREME DEITY.125
OF THE PRIMORDIAL STATE OF THE UNIVERSE.126
ORIGIN OF THE HRIMTHURSAR, OR FROST-GIANTS.126
OF THE COW AUDHUMLA, AND THE BIRTH OF ODIN.127
HOW THE SONS OF BOR SLEW YMIR AND FROM HIS BODY MADE HEAVEN AND EARTH.127
OF THE FORMATION OF THE FIRST MAN AND WOMAN.128
OF NIGHT AND DAY.129
OF THE SUN AND MOON.129
OF THE WOLVES THAT PURSUE THE SUN AND MOON130
OF THE WAY THAT LEADS TO HEAVEN.130
THE GOLDEN AGE.131
ORIGIN OF THE DWARFS.131
OF THE ASH YGGDRASILL, MIMIR’S WELL., AND THE NORNS OR DESTINIES.131
OF THE VARIOUS CELESTIAL REGIONS.133
OF THE WIND AND THE SEASONS.134
OF ODIN.134
OF THOR.135
OF BALDUR.135
OF NJORD.135
OF THE GOD FREY, AND THE GODDESS FREYJA.136
OF TYR.137
OF THE OTHER GODS.137
HODUR THE BLIND, ASSASSIN OF BALDUR138
OF LOKI AND HIS PROGENY.138
BINDING THE WOLF FENIR139
OF THE GODDESSES.141
OF FREY AND GERDA.142
OF THE JOYS OF VALHALLA.143
OF THE HORSE SLEIPNIR.145
OF THE SHIP SKIDBLADNIR.146
THOR’S ADVENTURES ON HIS JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF THE GIANTS.146
HOW THOR WENT TO FISH FOR THE MIDGARD SERPENT.153
THE DEATH OF BALDUR THE GOOD.154
BALDUR IN THE ABODE OF THE DEAD156
THE FLIGHT AND PUNISHMENT OF LOKI.157
158
OF THE ABODES OF FUTURE BLISS AND MISERY.159
THE RENOVATION OF THE UNIVERSE.160
AEGIR’S JOURNEY TO ASGARD.161
IDUNA AND HER APPLES.161
THE ORIGIN OF POETRY.162
ODIN BEGUILES THE DAUGHTER OF BAUGI163
FOOTNOTES: 164
GLOSSARY.164
SIEGFRIED AWAKENS BRYNHILD.174
A FEAST IN VALHALLA.174
THE DEATH OF ATLI.174
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