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Huge statues of Thor, Odin and Freyr resided in the magnificent temple at
Uppsala in Sweden, where sacrifices apparently included humans. At other, less
splendid temples priests would sacrifice animals, particularly to Thor or Freyr.
Nevertheless, more often than not, the mode of handling giants involved the
crashing down of Thor's hammer. Famous giants include Hrungnir, who
challenged Thor to a duel, and Thjazi, who stole the golden apples of youth.
Utgarda- Loki, a ...
VALHALLA T THOR FISHES FOR THE WORLD SERPENT THOR'S
PARTICULAR ADVERSARY was the monstrous Jormangand, the World Serpent,
who lay coiled around the world at the bottom of the sea. On one occasion, Thor
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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