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As Elizabeth Jackson notes, there has often been skepticism toward lists in general in eddic verse, which are often regarded as interpolations; Jackson herself sees eddic poetry as "part of a literary tradition which regarded lists and listing techniques as natural to poetic art" with "a legitimate and important place in the poems in which they occur" (111).
Although eddic poetry is much more restrained than skaldic poetry with regard to certain types of rhetoric, the odd kenning does appear (Clunies Ross 103):
We may point out, however, that the role of myths and, in our context, German Eddic mythology has not been readily appreciated by all scholars.
Gene, David, Eddic, Eric y Sonny entran en accion y afinan su voz para estrenar este discazo el 3 de mayo en concierto en el Club Cacho en el 9336 de Richmond.
In Eddic tradition that power belonged to the Norns, the three goddesses of destiny, whose names - Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld - mean "Past," "Present," and "Future.
Laghamon or 'Lawman' is a Scandinavian name; this onomastic fact, the strong connections between Old Norse-Icelandic and Old and early Middle English language and literature, and the fact that Laghamon is a poet working in an alliterative Germanic meter and poetic tradition, all make it appropriate to point out that the comparison of the enemies of the hero to goats driven mad by fear occurs in Eddic poetry.
Yet the poem is so infused with a Christian spirit that it lacks the grim fatality of many of the Eddic lays or the Icelanders' sagas.
To a certain extent, Snorri is developing motifs learned from the older Eddic poems that depicted the god as the butt of insult.
Lassen locates the beginning of the study of the Eddic poems to around 1643 when Brynjolfur Sveinsson (1605-1675), the Lutheran Bishop of Skalholt, acquired the Codex Regius.
Topics include a conceptual approximation of the notion of the Nordic idea, Nordic ideology and the SS, the Eddic Myth between academic and religious interpretations, Walter Baetke and The "Chasm of 1945," the oldest runes, Luther's views on the Jews, Sweden's reception of the Mannhem Society, a possible career path in Nordic studies in Nazi Germany, the cases of several scholars, dreams of the holy city, and the use of theories of religion in contemporary Asatru.