The Theft of Thor's Hammer
The Theft of Thor's Hammer Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Asgard and Jotunheim, A Wedding FeastIn Norse cosmology, Asgard, the land of the Aesir gods, and Jotunheim, the land of the giants, are separated by a the Iving River, which never freezes over, mak...
The story of how Thor gets his hammer back comes to us from the poem "Thrymskvitha" in a medieval manuscript collection of Norse mythology called the Poetic Edda. Although the collection first appe...
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