Vafþrúðnir Concedes

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.
Frølich, Lorenz (da.)
b. 1820
d. 1908
Nationality: Danish
was a painter, illustrator and etcher.
Vafþrúðnir (non.)
Vafthrudnir (en.)
Vqfþrúðnir was a wise giant that Óðinn engaged in a wisdom contest with in order to gain further knowledge about Ragnarok.
Óðinn (non.)
Odin (en.)
The chief god of the Æsir is The Prose Edda. However, in Heimskringla he is a mortal who tricks the King of Sweden into believing that he is a god.
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.
Vafþrúðnismál The Lay of Vafthrudnir Vafþrúðnir was a wise giant who was challenged to a game of wits with Óðinn because Óðinn wanted to gain knowledge about Ragnarok.
Den Ældre Eddas Gudesange An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.