gnomic verse, Scandinavian

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ON gnomic poetry is largely preserved in the Poetic Edda. The major gnomic poem is Hávamál (‘Sayings of the High One’); the speaker is Odin, patron of wisdom. Gnomic sections ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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