Þórr Riding a Goat

Þórr Riding a Goat

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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.

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

geit (non.)
goat (en.)

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Lamé-Fleury, Jules Raymond (fr.)
b. 1797
d. 1878
Nationality: French
Occupation: author
LeRoy, J. J. (fr.)
b. 1747 ?
d. 1825
Nationality: French
LeRoy was the engraver for the illustrations in La Mythologie, Racontée Aux Enfants.