Snorri Sturluson

Snorri Sturluson (Icelandic Chief, 1179-1241)

“Hraesvelg, he is called,
who sits at heaven’s end,
a giant in eagle’s shape.
From his wings,
it is said, the winds
blow over all men.”

  • From The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson, translated by Jesse Byock (Penguin Classics, 2005).

 

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