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Question 1: The Song of the Sybil Translation by ________ and P.
W. H. Auden bibliographyTadeusz RóżewiczW. H. AudenJoseph Brodsky

Question 2: She then goes on to relate a ________; the world was empty until the sons of Burr lifted the earth out of the sea.
Creation mythGnosticismUniverseCreator deity

Question 3: The poem makes sporadic use of ________.
RefrainMusicPoetryConclusion (music)

Question 4: After the Dvergatal, the creation of the first man and woman are recounted and ________, the world-tree, is described.
EinherjarHoddmímis holtYggdrasilRagnarök

Question 5: Finally a beautiful reborn world will rise from the ashes of death and destruction where ________ will live again in a new world where the earth sprouts abundance without sowing seed.

Question 6: It is one of the most important primary sources for the study of ________.
Norse mythologyThorNorse paganismOdin

Question 7: 1334), and many of its stanzas are quoted or paraphrased in ________'s Prose Edda (composed ca.
ThorElfAsgardSnorri Sturluson

Question 8: The seer recalls the events that led to the first ever war, and what occurred in the struggle between the Æsir and ________.

Question 9: It tells the story of the creation of the world and its coming end related by a völva addressing ________.
SleipnirOdinThorNorse mythology

Question 10: Völuspá (Prophecy of the Völva; reconstructed Old Norse [ˈvɔluˌspaː], Modern Icelandic [ˈvœlʏˌspauː]) is the first and best known poem of the ________.
Dráp NiflungaPoetic EddaAtlakviðaHelgakviða Hundingsbana I


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