Have you compared to how Loki is protrayed in the
Elder Edda to Snorri's? I have not.
--- ella anghel <kellermaniac@...
> Hi everybody,
> I've been thinking...
> If Snorri Strulson wrote his Edda between two
> journeys to Norway where he argued the independence
> of Iceland, where the Christian faith had been
> embraced for the sake of maintaining the social
> order, how much of the 'villain' traits in his
> version of Loki are due to his own political
> ambitions reflected in his writing?
> I mean it is a very cleaver narrative where Loki
> is evil at first sight, but if one looks at
> everything that happens in perspective, his deeds
> are turned upside down and one might almost think
> that Loki is clairvoyant.
> There's something to be said for fine lines!
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