Óðinn is described as possessing the gift of prophecy, knowledge of runic lore and charms, an all-knowing practioner of seiðr who is skilled in the magic arts and sorcery.
Allar þessar íþróttir kenndi ...
And all these skills he taugh...
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This episode occurs within the longer narrative Ynglinga saga, the first in the collection of kings’ sagas known as Heimskringla which were probably compiled by the 13th-century Icelandic scholar Snorri Sturluson.
(Contributed by Anna Millward.)
Main text: Ynglinga saga
Text sections: Hkr Yng 7cII