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Hildr and the Eternal Battle of the Hjaddings (Hjaðningavíg)

00.  INTRODUCTION Who elected to carry off Hild? Who are forever fighting? Who will be reconciled at the [very] last? Who incited the princes [to fight]? Hedinn elected to carry off Hild; The Hjaddings are forever fighting; They will be … Continue reading

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So, where’s the post on Vǫluspá’s Gullveig and Heiðr, eh?

I’m well aware it’s been well over a year since I first promised it was going to be done in “a few weeks.”  But, see, here’s the thing:  I was stupid, stupid, stupid, to make a promise like that, because … Continue reading

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