Óðinn Teaching the Art of War

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    Saxo Grammaticus (la.)
    b. 1150
    d. 1220
    Nationality: Danish
    Occupation: cleric
    Saxo wrote the Gesta Danorum, which is known in English as The History of the Danes . His account of mythological Norse gods and heroes is heavily euhemerized.
    Moe, Louis (no.)
    b. 1857
    d. 1945
    Nationality: Norwegian/Danish.
    Occupation: illustrator
    Residence: Copenhagen
    Moe was an illustrator who was born in Norway but became a Danish citizen in 1919.
    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.
    Haraldr Hilditönn (non.)
    Harald Wartooth (en.)
    A legendary king of Sweden, Denmark and Norway in the 8th and 9th century.
    Danmarks Kronike This edition of Saxo's Gesta Danorum was translated and published by Fr. Winkel Horn and illustrated by Louis Moe. Moe recycled some of his illustrations from Winkel Horn's edition of Noreges konge-sagaer.
    Gesta Danorum - Saxo Grammaticus's thirteenth century prose work concerning Danish mythology and history.