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Objective: This pair of Eddas, The Seeress's Prophecy (Voluspa) and Sayings of the High One (Havamal), deals with the basis of Norse culture and how its people are supposed to act. Discuss the words of wisdom offered in this first Edda.
1) 1. The Norse were consummate travelers. Discuss the topic of travel and how it relates to this Edda. What advice is given to the traveler? Is it good...
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