Vafþrúðnir Concedes

Vafþrúðnir Concedes

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Vafþrúðnir (non.)
Vafthrudnir (en.)
Vqfþrúðnir was a wise giant that Óðinn engaged in a wisdom contest with in order to gain further knowledge about Ragnarok.


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.


Den Ældre Eddas Gudesange (da.)
An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.
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.)
The Lay of Vafthrudnir (en.)
Vafþrúðnir was a wise giant who was challenged to a game of wits with Óðinn because Óðinn wanted to gain knowledge about Ragnarok.


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.