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Skadi, the giant wife of the sea god Njörd. In order to avenge the death of her father, the giant Thiazi, Skadi took arms to attack the rival tribe of the gods (the Aesir) in Asgard, home of the gods. The Aesir, wanting to appease her anger, offered her the choice of one of their number for a husband, with the stipulation that she choose a god by his legs (or feet) alone. She chose Njord, thinking that he was the fair god Balder; their marriage failed because Njord preferred to live by the…

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Beginn des Weltunterganges - Ernst Hermann Walther. Loki breaks free from his fetters at the beginning of Ragnarök and faces the snake that has tormented him.

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Dagr was, in Norse mythology, the god of the daytime, a son of Delling (god of twilight) and N�tt. Dagr, the Bright and the Fair, drove across the sky in a chariot every day, pulled by a horse named Skinfaxi. Skinfaxi's mane lights up the earth and sky. N�tt's equivalent horse, Hrimfaxi, lights up the night.

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