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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hávamál, Poetic-Edda
Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 974
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Article last revised on August 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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