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Norse Mythology: Völuspá in Modern English

Völuspá, or The Wise-Woman’s Prophecy, is an Eddic poem found at the beginning of the Codex Regius. The poem is narrated by a volva (wise-woman) who is consulted by Odin, and ends with her prophecy of Ragnarok. I ask the holy races, Heimdall’s … Continue reading

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Tales of Thor: Fishing for the Midgard Serpent

Thor did not stay at home long before he made ready for a journey, so hastily that he took neither chariot, he-goats, nor retinue with him. He went out across Midgard disguised as a young lad, and came one evening … Continue reading

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