Óðinn and Frigg

Óðinn and Frigg

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

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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.
Vafþrúðnismál (non.) Lay of Vafthrudnir (en.) A poem from the Poetic Edda concerning the giant Vafþrúðnir. He was challenged to a game of wits with Óðinn because Óðinn wanted to gain knowledge about Ragnarok.
Ældre Eddas Gudesange (da.) An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.

Source Persons

Frølich, Lorenz (da.) b. 1820
d. 1908
Nationality: Danish
Frolich was a painter, illustrator and etcher.
Gjellerup, Karl (da.) b. 2nd June 1857
d. 13th October 1919
Nationality: Danish
Gellurup was a Danish poet and novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917.