Thor Riding a Goat

Primary Sources

  • La mythologie racontée aux enfants. Paris: Borrani, 1891. Print.

Secondary Sources

  • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
Lamé-Fleury, Jules Raymond (fr.)
b. 1797
d. 1878
Nationality: French
Occupation: author
LeRoy, J. J. (fr.)
b. 1747 ?
d.
Nationality: French
was the engraver for the illustrations in La Mytholgie, Racontée Aux Enfants.
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.
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´ goats and as a result the two siblings become Þórr´s servants in order to appease his anger.
La Mythologie Raconteé Aux Enfants.
geit (non.)
goat (en.)