The Norse Myths - Chapter 1, The Creation; Chapter 2, The War of the Aesir and Vanir; Chapter 3, The BUilding of Asgard's Wall Summary & Analysis

Kevin Crossley-Holland
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Chapter 1, The Creation; Chapter 2, The War of the Aesir and Vanir; Chapter 3, The BUilding of Asgard's Wall Summary and Analysis

Life begins with fire and ice. The region in the south is Muspell where Surt sits with a flaming sword waiting to destroy the world with fire. In the North is icy Niflheim. Where the two regions meet is the void of Ginnungagap. The ice of Ginnungagap thaws to reveal Ymir the giant. A man and a woman form under Ymir's left arm and a son comes from his right leg. The cow Audumla licks Buri out of the ice. Buri has three grandsons who are part man and part frost giant. Their names are Odin, Vili, and Ve. The three sons kill Ymir and use his body to...

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