Loki's Flight to Jötunheimr

Loki's Flight to Jötunheimr

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Dunn-Krahn, Sage (en.)
b. 13th July 1999
Occupation: Research Assistant

Anomalies

Loki (non.)
Loki is counted among the gods but is a giant by birth.

Giants and Giantesses

Þrymr (non.)
The giant who stole Þórr´s hammer and said that he would only return it in exchange for marrying Freyja.

Gods and Goddesses

Freyja (non.)
A fertility goddess and one of the Vanir. She is the daughter of Njörðr and the twin sister of Freyr.
Þórr (non.)
Thor (en.)
In the Prose Edda, Þórr is the son of Óðinn and the giantess Jörð. However, in Heimskringla, he is a mortal.

Nouns

Edwardian (en.)
The Edwardian era began with the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910 (January 22, 1901 - 28 July, 1914). However, the era's end date is sometimes extended to the beginning of World War 1 (28 July 1914).

Source Materials:

Elder or Poetic Edda (en.)A dual language editon of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by W. G. Collingwood.
Þrymskviða (is.)
Lay of Thrymr (en.)
One of the mythological poems preserved in the Poetic Edda that relates the story of the theft of Þórr´s hammer by the giant Þrymr. The giant says that he will only return it if he is permitted to marry Freyja. Þórr is persuaded by the gods to dress in Freyja´s clothes and to travel to Þrymr´s court for the wedding.

Source Persons

Bray, Olive (en.)
b. June 17, 1878
d. November 15, 1909
Nationality: English
Occupation: scholar, translator and editior
Residence: 17 The Boltons Kensington, London, England
Bray was one of the daughters of the high court judge Sir Reginald More Bray (1842-1923) and the novelist Emily Octavia Bray, of Shere Manor near Guildford. Little is known about Olive. She joined the Viking Society for Northern Research in 1902 and was a Vice-President in 1909. At the time of her death, she was living in the family home at 17 The Boltons Kensington. Her grave is in the Shere churchyard.
Collingwood, W. G. (en.)
b. 6th August 1854
d. 1st October 1932
Nationality: English
Collingwood was an author, artist, and a professor at University College Reading.