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Shortly after, he died at the Earl of Atholl. Suttung took the mead home and set his daughter Gunnlod as its guardian. Frigg was a caring Goddess, especially towards women and children. Even so. but that they remain magical rather than divine figures. in Snorri's version he does not. in the end. For note on this myth see page 208.' 114 In modern English the word Valhalla means “a heavenly place where the deserving dead find eternal happiness. put on their gleaming armor and went down to MIDGARD. built Valhalla. the Hall of the slain.

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