Þórr's Throne Room

Editions

  • Rudbeck, Olaus. Atland Eller Manheim... Olaus Rudbecks Atlantica: Svenska Originalteksten. På Uppdrag Av Lärdomshistoriska Samfundet, Utg. Av Axel Nelson. Uppsala: Stockholm, Almqvist och Wiksell, 1939. Print.

Secondary Sources

  • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
Rudbeck, Olaus
b. 1618
d. 1682
Nationality: Swedish
Occupation: scholar, historian, runologist
Residence: Uppsala, Sweden
Olaus tried to prove that Sweden was the lost Atlantis, the cradle of civilization, and that Swedish was the the language from which Hebrew and Latin had evolved.
Þórr (non.)
Thor (en.)
In The Prose Edda he is the son of Óðinn and the giantess Jörð. However, in Heimskringla he is a mortal.
Óðinn (non.)
Odin (en.)
The chief god of the Æsir is The Prose Edda. However, in Heimskringla he is a mortal who tricks the King of Sweden into believing that he is a god.
Frigg (non.)
Frigga (en.)
The wife of Óðinn and the mother of Baldr.