The Gods Attacking Gullveig

The Gods Attacking Gullveig

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Gullveig (non.)
The gods tried to kill Gullveig three times by burning her but she survived each time, and was known thereafter as Heiðr.
Heiðr (non.)
Heid (en.)
The gods tried to kill Gullveig three times by burning her but she survived each time, and was known thereafter as Heiðr.

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Den Ældre Eddas Gudesange (da.)
An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.
EdduKvæði
Poetic Edda
This collection of eddic poems was compiled by an anonymous scholar in Iceland in the twelfth century. It was for a time mistakenly attributed to a scholar named Sæmundr hinn fróði (1056–1133) and thus was known as Sæmundar Edda.
Völuspá (non.)
The Prophecy of the Seeress (en.)
The first poem in the Poetic Edda.

Creators

Frølich, Lorenz (da.)
b. 1820
d. 1908
Nationality: Danish
was a painter, illustrator and etcher.
Gjellerup, Karl (da.)
b. 1857
d. 1919
Nationality: Danish
was a Danish poet and novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917.