This section of Gylfaginning tells the story of how Freyr falls for the giantess Gerðr and how he goes about securing her hand in marriage
Það var einn dag er Freyr haf...
It happened one day that Frey...
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Gylfaginning, which is part of 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. Snorra Edda 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 37bIII