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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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Old Norse Myths and Runic Sources: Summary Reviews and recommendations

1.  THE EDDAS:  ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDITIONS: 1a.  Snorri Sturluson’s ‘Prose Edda:’  The only English translation worth getting is that by Anthony Faulkes:  it’s widely reputed to be accurate and complete.  It’s also a bit tricky to find, because his name is … Continue reading

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