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What Christian influences are there in the Prose Edda, besides the prologue?

I've often read that there are Christian influences in the Prose Edda: Snorri’s Edda was later nicknamed the 'Younger Edda' because much of it derives from older sources. What those sources were ...
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Is Odin Thor's father?

Before you automatically downvote this question, I highly suggest reading this article: Thor vs. Odin. The article background covers the relationship of Thor and Odin, and reveals that things are not ...
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How do you say and write “Question” in Norse?

How would you say "questions" in Norse? How would the wrote it in runes? Does it has any important or philosophical meaning in the Eddas?
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What is the difference between the Prose Edda and the Poetic Edda?

Most of what we know of Norse mythology comes from two sources: the Prose Edda and the Poetic Edda. What is the difference between the two?
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Does the Prose Edda have a Hungarian translation?

This question is cross-posted at hu.wikipedia where it's also on-topic, because that site has some mythology enthusiasts. Does the Prose Edda have a translation to Hungarian? If it does, please ...