Loki Shows Idun a Crabapple Tree
Idun, the Norse goddess of youth carries a box of golden apples. Whoever eats the apples never grow old. Loki tells her that a crabapple tree’s fruit is better than her golden apples when trying to obtain some for the giant Thiassi.
Keywordsmyth, tree, Loki, Norse mythology, idle god, god of mischief, Idun, goddess of youth, crabapple, immortal
Klugh, Maria Tales from the Far North (Chicago, IL: A. Flanagan Company, 1909)