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Indeed, the source of the expression "one of the nine curses that plague mankind" appears to be Trall Dennison, in this article which appeared in The Scottish Antiquary, or, Northern Notes and Queries Vol. 5, No. 19 (1891). Note that in the article he does not explain what the other curses are, or mention them again. Also in his much more detailed ...


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There is a whole lot to suggest that the Nordic mythology actually comes from the Old Testament. Some translations of Isaiah 5:14 interpret this similar to Fenrir dragging his jaw across the earth. Zechariah 11:17 speaks of a shepherd without his right eye (Odin) and missing his arm (Tyr/King of Tyre). Even the names Lucifer and Hel both come from the ...


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