Loki and Sigyn

Editions

  • Den Ældre Eddas Gudesange. Kjøbenhavn: P.G. Philipsens Forlag, 1895. Print.

Secondary Sources

  • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
Gjellerup, Karl (da.)
b. 1857
d. 1919
Nationality: Danish
was a Danish poet and novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917.
Frrølich, Lorenz (da.)
b. 1820
d. 1908
Nationality: Danish
was a painter, illustrator and etcher.
Sigyn (non.)
Sigyn was Loki's wife and Snorri lists her as being one of the Æsir. She used a bowl to catch the drops of venom dripping from the snake that Skaði fastened above Loki when he was bound.
Loki (non.)
Loki is counted among the gods but is a giant by birth.
EdduKvæði Poetic Edda This collection of eddic poems was compiled by an anonymous scholar in Iceland in the twelfth century. It was for a time mistakenly attributed to a scholar named Sæmundr hinn fróði (1056–1133) and thus was known as Sæmundar Edda.
Den Ældre Eddas Gudesange An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.
Völuspá The Prophescy of the Seeress The first poem in the Poetic Edda.