Norse Mythology

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Norse information

Also known as Hávamál, Poetic-Edda

Odin reveals all in candid autobiography shocker

The Sayings Of The High One. This is Odin’s very own autobiography in verse. Here’s a genuine extract, showing Odin’s wit and wisdom:

Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3
Praise day in the evening,
A wife, when dead,
A weapon when tried,
A maid, when married,
Ice, when it’s crossed,
Ale, when it’s drunk.

Although the exact authorship, date and publisher of the Havamal is unknown, we can tell you that it forms part of the Poetic Edda (circa 850 AD) and was voted Book of the Year by the Runic Chronicle.

Havamal Facts and Figures

Name: Havamal
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hávamál, Poetic-Edda

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: information
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on August 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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