Oðinn Consulting the Seeress

Oðinn Consulting the Seeress

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Artifacts

Gungnir (non.)
Óðinn's spear whose name means "swaying one."

Events: Norse Mythology

Ragnarök (non.)
Ragnarok (en.)
The final great battle between the gods and the giants.

Gods

Óðinn (non.)
Odin (en.)
The chief god of the Æsir in The Prose Edda. However, in Heimskringla he is a mortal who tricks the King of Sweden into believing that he is a god.

Sources

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.

Nouns

spjót (non.)
spear (en.)
völva (non.)
seeress (en.)