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Hymir’s song – content 1–3 Æsir are thirsty and force the giant Ægir to brew them drinks. Ægir’s condition: Get me a gigantic cauldron 4–39 Þ órr obtains Hymir’s cauldron 7 + 37–8 Þ órr leaves his goats at Egill’s 8–25 At Hymir’s. Þ órr eats all H’s food and they go fishing. 26–34 various tests: Þ órr is to tether the boat (?), carry their catch to Hymir’s farm, smash Hymir’s cup, move the cauldron 35–36 Pursued by giants
Egill in Hymir’s poem (sts 7 and 37–38) 7 They journeyed far that day and far from Asgard, until they came to Egil. He secured their goats with splendid horns, they headed for the hall which Hymir owned. -- 37 They hadn’t gone a long way, before Hlorridi’s goat collapsed half-dead, in front of them; the draught-beast was lame through a curse, this malevolent Loki had caused. 38 But you have heard this—anyone wiser about the gods may tell it more clearly— how recompense he got from the lava-dweller, how he paid for it with both his children.
Hymir’s song – content 1–3 Æsir are thirsty and force the giant Ægir to brew them drinks. Ægir’s condition: Get me a gigantic cauldron 4–39 Þ órr obtains Hymir’s cauldron 7 + 37–8 Egill 8–25 At Hymir’s. Þ órr eats all H’s food and they go fishing. 26–34 various tests: Þ órr is to tether the boat (?), carry their catch to Hymir’s farm, smash Hymir’s cup, move the cauldron 35–36 Pursued by giants
Hørdum stone (8th-11th cent.)
Altuna stone (11th cent.) Vifastr, Folka ð r, Gu ð varr let raise this stone in memory of their father Holmfastr, Arnfastr. Both father and son were burned, and Balli, Freysteinn, the retinue of Lifsteinn, carved.
Gosforth stone Cumbria, 10th cent. Þ órr and Hymir?
Icelandic ms (18th cent.)
Johan Heinrich Füssli: Thor fighting the midgard serpent (1877)
A modern runestone (2001) By Kalle Runristare
Sources for myth about Þ órr’s fishing expedition Pictorial representations from Viking age Skaldic poems Ragnarsdrápa, Húsdrápa, and others Eddic poem Hymiskvi ð a –Hymir’s song Prose account Gylfaginning
Skaldic poems - Ragnarsdrápa 14–19 14 It is conveyed to me that the son of the father of mankind was determined soon to test his strength against the water-soaked earth-band. 16 The fishing line is tight 17 And the ugly ring of the side-oared ship’s road stared up spitefully at Hrungnir’s skull-splitter. 18 The serpent hangs on the hook of Þ órr 15 Þ órr lifts his hammer 19 The breeze-sender, who cut the thin string of gull’s Møre for Thor, did not want to lift the twisted bay-menacer.
Skaldic poems – Húsdrápa 3–6 3 The stockily built stumpy one is said to have thought tremendous danger in the

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