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Hel, Hela
Norse Goddess of Death, Ruler of the underworld. Teutonic Goddess of the kingdom of the dead, not considered as a place of punishment. Daughter of Loki and Angurboda, and sister of the Midgard serpent of the ocean encircling the Earth, and of the devouring...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Asatru, an Ancient Religion Reborn
"Asatru" (often known as "Heathenism," "Germanic Paganism," "Elder Troth," and other names) means "faith in the Aesir", which are the Gods of pre-Christian Scandinavia. The other Germanic peoples (Goths,...
Religions >> Asatru
Son of Odin and Frigga, he is shown in the Prose Edda as a rather pallid heathen imitation of Christ, but other sources, notably the Danish chronicler Saxo Grammaticus, portray him as a doughty and aggressive warrior. Today we often think of him as the...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
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...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Berkano, the second rune in the third aett, is the rune for the sound of the letter “B.” In the Younger Futhark, it sometimes stood for the sound of “P” as well, since Perthro did not carry over into that Futhark. Its meaning is “birch tree.” The beautiful,...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Mannaz is the fourth rune of the third aett. Its name is the reconstructed Common germanic for “man” in the sense of “human being.” Although it follows closely after Berkano, a very female rune, Ingwaz is Berkano’s polar opposite in terms of matters of gender....
Divination >> Rune Stones
Dagaz, depending on one’s perspective, is either the last or next to last rune in the Elder Futhark. Ancient inscriptions vary in whether Dagaz or Othala comes last. Modern runesters pretty much agree that either order works. Other than the twenty-third and...
Divination >> Rune Stones

Prose Edda is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Prose Edda books and related discussion.

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The Prose Edda
The Prose Edda Index
better version of this text. Title Page. Preface.
The Prose Edda
From the Younger or Prose Edda. Translated by Jean I. Young.
Table of Contents. THE PROSE EDDA............................................................................. .....................................................................
THE PROSE EDDA _A. Brodeur, 1916_

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Ragnarok: The End of the Gods by AS Byatt
A principal source for our knowledge of Norse cosmogony is Snorri Snorluson's Prose Edda, written in Icelandic in the 13th century. But Snorri does give us a section "After Ragnarök", heralding the dawn of a new, preferable world.

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The Prose Edda Index
As translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur (1916), e-text from the Internet Sacred Text Archive.
Prose Edda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Prose Edda: Norse Mythology (Penguin Classics
Prose Edda English
The Prose Edda. By Snorri Sturluson Translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur.
The Prose Edda - Google Books
Review: The Prose Edda: Tales from Norse Mythology. User Review - Roxanne - Goodreads.

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