Óðinn is a ruler in Sweden. After he dies, his body is burnt on a pyre.
9b. [Dauði Óðins / Death of Óðinn]
Óðinn varð sóttdauður í Svíþj...
Óðinn died in his bed in Swed...
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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. Here, Óðinn is depicted as a ruler in Sviþjóð (Sweden).
(Contributed by Anna Millward.)
Main text: Ynglinga saga
Text sections: Hkr Yng 9bII