Þórr joins the jotun Hymir for a fishing trip, nearly destroying the world as he hooks one of his ultimate enemies out at sea.
48b. Þórr Fishes the Miðgarðsormr
Gekk hann út of Miðgarð svá s...
He went out across Midgard ha...
Snorra Edda was composed in Iceland in the 13th century, and holds the stories of many of the Pre-Christian myths of northern Europe. It is believe to have been composed by the Icelander Snorri Sturlusson. It consists of three separate parts, Gylfaginning, Skaldskápamáland Háttatal, all functioning together as a greater work and guide for the aspiring medieval poet and storyteller.
(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)
Main text: Gylfaginning
Text sections: SnSt Gylf 48bIII