This is evident from the metaphors found in the Younger Edda, p. 346, and in Islend.
He is a skilful archer, excellent in a duel, and hefir hermanns atgervi (Younger Edda, i. 102).
In this connection, it has been argued that possibly Smund had begun the writing of the Younger Edda, too.
Outside the river Asgard has fields with groves and woods (Younger Edda, 136, 210).
This is not because of its surpassing age, for the Younger Edda was compiled perhaps as early.
The two works are frequently distinguished as the Elder and the Younger Edda.
The materials of the Younger Edda, as of the Elder, are legends concerning the earth-life of the gods.
1771, by some identified with the name of the old woman in the Old Norse poem "Rigsþul," by others derived from Old Norse oðr "spirit, mind, passion, song, poetry" (cognate with Old Irish faith "poet," Welsh gwawd "poem," Old English woþ "sound, melody, song," Latin vates "seer, soothsayer;" see wood (adj.)).
It is the name given to two Icelandic books, the first a miscellany of poetry, mythology, and grammar by Snorri Sturluson (d.1241), since 1642 called the Younger or Prose Edda; and a c.1200 collection of ancient Germanic poetry and religious tales, called the Elder or Poetic Edda.