Freyja in the Dwarves' Cave

Freyja in the Dwarves' Cave

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Brísingamen (non.)
The name of the necklace that the dwarves gave to Freyja when she visited their workshop in a cave. The story is only occurs in Sörla þáttr in the 14-century Flateyjarbók manuscript.

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.

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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).
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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 (1870 ed.) (en.)
The second illustrated edition of The Heroes of Asgard was published in 1870 and illustrated by Louis Huard. These images are from the 1908 reprint.
Sörla þáttr (non.)
(en.)
Sörla þáttr is a short post-pagan tale that was commited to velum in 14 century Iceland. It is extant in the Flateyjarbók manuscript.

Source Persons

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.