Thor Riding a Goat

Primary Sources

  • --- La mythologie racontée aux enfants. Paris: Borrani, 1891. Print.

Secondary Sources

  • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
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.
LeRoy, J. J. (fr.)
b. 1747 ?
d.
Nationality: French
was the engraver for the illustrations in La Mytholgie, Racontée Aux Enfants.
Jules Raymond Lamé-Fleury (fr.)
b. 1797
d. 1878
Nationality: French
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.
Röskva (non.)
Roskva (en.)
In the Prose Edda, Röskva and her brother Þjálfi are the children of a farmer that Þórr stays with on one of his journeys. Þjálfi is responsible for the laming of one of Þórr´ goats and as a result the two siblings become Þórr´s servants in order to appease his anger.
Þjálfi (non.)
Thjalfi (en.)
In the Prose Edda, Þjálfi and his sister Röskva are the children of a farmer that Þórr stays with on one of his journeys. Þjálfi is responsible for the laming of one of Þórr´ goats and as a result the two siblings become Þórr´s servants in order to appease his anger.
La Mythologie Raconteé Aux Enfants
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