Dive into the Norse myth of how Loki tricked a stranger into building the great wall of Asgard to keep the realm safe from giants.
Asgard, a realm of wonders, was where the Norse Gods made their home. There Odin's great hall of Valhalla towered above the mountains and Bifrost, the rainbow bridge, anchored itself. Though their domain was magnificent, it stood undefended from the giants and trolls who sought to destroy them. But a stranger appeared and made the gods an offer. Alex Gendler details the myth of the master builder.
Lesson by Alex Gendler, directed by Hype CG.
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TED-Ed, . (2021, January 22). The Myth of Loki and the Master Builder. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2238/the-myth-of-loki-and-the-master-builder/
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