Njörðr's Longing For the Sea

Njörðr's Longing For the Sea

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

Giants and Giantesses

Skaði (non.)
Skadi (en.)
In Snorri's Edda, Skaði is a giantess, but in Ynglinga saga, the first saga in Heimskringla, she is one of the group that traveled with the chieftain Óðinn from Asia to the northern lands. Her first husband was Njörðr, but she later married the chieftain Óðinn and they were said to have had many sons.

Gods and Goddesses

Njörðr (non.)
Njord (en.)
Njorth (en.)
According to Snorri, Njörðr is one of the Vanir. He fathered Freyr and Freyja with his sister, whose name is unknown. Njörðr was briefly married to the giantess Skaði. He is associated with the wind and the sea, and can control fire. He lived in Nóatún.

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.
Prose Edda (is.)
Snorri Sturluson's thirteenth-century prose work concerning Old Norse mythology and poetics.

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.