Brynhild (Saga of the Volsungs)


(Valkyrie from The Saga of the Volsungs, written anonymously in the 13th century)

“Although caught by nightfall, do not take shelter near the road, for foul beings who bewilder men often live there.”

  • From The Saga of the Volsungs (chapter 22), by an anonymous 13th century Icelander, translated by Jesse L. Byock (Penguin Classics, 1990, 1999).

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