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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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A brief account of Óðinn's brothers.

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[excerpt from] Yng ch. 3b

3b.

Óðinn átti tvo bræður. Hét an...

Óðinn had two brothers. One w...

[status: referenced copy]

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context

This episode occurs within the longer narrative Ynglinga saga, the first in the collection of kings’ sagas known as Heimskringla which was probably compiled by the 13th-century Icelandic scholar Snorri Sturluson.

commentary

(Contributed by Anna Millward.)

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Main text: Ynglinga saga

Attributes: Woman Óðinn goes travelling Ritual Space

Named things: Óðinn Frigg Vili

Text sections: Hkr Yng 3bII

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