"Thor's Attack on the Giant Skrymir"

"Thor's Attack on the Giant Skrymir"

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

Giants and Giantesses

Skrýmir (non.)
Skrymir (en.)
The giant who rules the castle called Útgarðr in Jötunheimr. He is also known as Útgarðaloki. In the Prose Edda, Snorri calls him Skrýmir when relating the myth concerning Þórr's journey to Útgarðr. He is also called Skrýmir in the poem Lokasenna but is called Fjallir in Hárbarðljóð.

Gods and Goddesses

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.

Myths

Þórr´s Journey to the Court of Útgarða-Loki
This myth relates the story of Þórr's Þórr´s Trip to the Court of Útgarða-Loki and the tricks that giants play on him and his companions Loki and Þjálfi.

Mythological Persons

Röskva (non.)
Roskva (en.)
In the Prose Edda, Röskva and her brother Þjálfi are the children of a farmer that Þórr stays with on one of his journeys. Þjálfi is responsible for the laming of one of Þórr´ goats and as a result the two siblings become Þórr´s servants in order to appease his anger.
Þjálfi (non.)
Thjalfi (en.)
In the Prose Edda, Þjálfi and his sister Röskva are the children of a farmer that Þórr stays with on one of his journeys. Þjálfi is responsible for the laming of one of Þórr´s goats and as a result the two siblings become Þórr´s servants in order to appease his anger.

Nouns

Victorian (en.)
The Victorian era began with the reign of Queen Victoria and ended with her death (June 20, 1837 – January 22, 1901).

Source Materials:

Heroes of Asgard (1857 ed.) (en.)
The first edition of The Heroes of Asgard was published in 1857 and was illustrated by Charles Altamont Doyle.

Source Persons

Doyle, Charles Altamont (en.)
b. March 25, 1832
d. October 19, 1893
Nationality: English
Occupation: civil servant, illustrator and watercolourist
Keary, Annie (en.)
b. 3rd March 1825
d. 3rd March 1879
Nationality: English
Occupation: Novelist, poet, and childrens book writer.
Anna Maria Keary, known as Annie Keary, was an English novelist, poet, and children's writer. Her sister Eliza Keary collaborated with her in writing “The Heroes of Asgard” that was first published in 1857 and many times thereafter.