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Loki forces his way into a feast from which the Æsir have excluded him and begins to insult each of the Æsir in turn.


Lok ch. 24


En þik síða kóðo Sámseyo í, ......

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When Loki turns to insult Óðinn, he first accusses him of the fairly serious insult of breaking their bond of blood-brotherhood. However, Loki then levels a more henious accusation, the male practice of seið. He connects this practice by a man with shame, cross dressing and perversion.

(Contributed by Douglas Robert Dutton.)


Main text: Lokasenna

Attributes: Seiðr Drumming

Named things: Óðinn Loki

Text sections: Lok 24


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