Íðunn and the Magic Apples

Íðunn and the Magic Apples

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Gods and Goddesses

Iðunn (non.)
Idunn (en.)
The goddess who was married to Bragi and guarded the apples of immortality that kept the gods young.
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

Abduction of Iðunn Myth
The myth concerning the abduction of Iðunn and the apples of immortality by the giant Thjazi with the help of Loki. In the end, the god's compel Loki to rescue Iðunn and regain the apples.

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).
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 (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.

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.