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Odin
Norse Great Father, carries two ravens upon his shoulder to tell him of mans destiny, All Father, Giver of written language (runes). Originally a god of death, whose range later came to encompass magic (especially runic magic), battle (giving victory by...
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Immortal soldiers join battle on the Somme
To watch those grey shapes moving elusively among the bleached breastworks or emerging from between broken tree-stumps was suggestive to us of… those lines from the Eiríksmál: 'It is not surely known when the grey wolf shall come upon the seat of the ...
Tom Shippey
One of these warriors, according to the poem 'Eiríksmál', was Eirik Bloodaxe, King of Norway and latterly of York, killed by his enemies at Stainmore (on the modern A66 between Scotch Corner and Penrith). The poem is thought to have been commissioned ...

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