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Weekend Reading: "Nor Trust in Wodan / Walhall's High Drighten..."

Nor Trust in Wodan Walhall's High Drighten... : The raw ingredients out of which J.R.R. Tolkien fashioned The Lord of the Rings are equal parts Norse-Anglo-Saxon-Germanic myth, chivalric romance, and Christian apocalyptics (evil personified and mighty, but also powerful guardian spirits, and over all a God who arranges things so that the highest prizes fall to those who suffer).
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