Snorri Sturluson

Snorri Sturluson (1179-1241 CE)

“These women are called valkyries. They are sent by Odin to every battle, where they choose which men are to die and they determine who has the victory.”

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

 

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