Bragi, son of Odin, is the god of eloquence and the art of poetry. Our
forefathers thought of him as a venerable man with a long beard. After him,
according to Snorri, all manner of minstrelsy is given the title bragr. Idun is
his wife; to her belong the marvelous apples which restore youth to the
sods when old age comes upon them.
Peter Andreas Munch: Norse Mythology: Legends of Gods and Heroes. The American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York. 1926, pp. 18.
Rasmus B. Anderson (Ed.): The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson. Norræna Society, London-New York. 1906.
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