Skaði Choosing Her Husband

Skaði Choosing Her Husband

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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.
Þjazi (non.)
Thjazi (en.)
The giant who persuaded Loki to abduct the goddess Íðunn.

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Heroes of Asgard (en.)
The 1908 edition of The Heroes of Asgard was illustrated by Louis Huard. The first edition was published in 1857 and the illustrations were by an anonymous illustrator.

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Huard, Louis (fr.)
b. 1st January 1814
d. 9th September 1874
Nationality: French
Occupation: Illustrator and painter
Huard was born in France but moved to England as an adult and died in London. He illustrated the second edition of “The Heroes of Asgard” (1870).
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.

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