Monday, December 14, 2015


You Can Take It With You

Snorri Sturluson, Ynglinga Saga 8 (tr. Lee M. Hollander):
In his country Óthin instituted such laws as had been in force among the Æsir before. Thus he ordered that all the dead were to be burned on a pyre together with their possessions, saying that everyone should arrive in Valholl with such wealth as he had with him on his pyre and that he would also enjoy the use of what he had himself hidden in the ground.

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