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Bjalfi and Roskva
20.12.2019
Bjalfi and Roskva
In Norse mythology, Þjálfi and Röskva are two siblings, male and female respectively, who are servants of the god Thor. Þjálfi receives a single mention in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier...
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Skirnir
19.12.2019
Skirnir
In Norse mythology, Skírnir (Old Norse "bright one") is the god Freyr's messenger and vassal. In the Poetic Edda poem Skírnismál, Skírnir is sent as a messenger to Jötunheimr to conduct...
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Fimafeng
19.12.2019
Fimafeng
Fimafeng is a servant of Aegir in Norse mythology. His name means "quick service" or "handy service." In the Lokasenna, Loki kills Fimafeng during a feast for the Aesir being hosted by Aegir. This causes the Norse gods to expel...
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Eldir
19.12.2019
Eldir
In Norse mythology, Eldir (Old Norse "fire-stoker") is a servant of Ægir. At the beginning of Lokasenna, Loki kills another servant, Fimafeng, and is driven from Ægir's hall into the forest by the gods who were assembled at...
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Byggvir
18.12.2019
Byggvir
Byggvir is a figure in Norse mythology. The only surviving mention of Byggvir appears in the prose beginning of Lokasenna, and stanzas 55 through 56 of the same poem, where he is referred to as one of Freyr's servants and as the husband of Beyla....
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Beyla
18.12.2019
Beyla
Beyla is one of Freyr's servants along with her husband, Byggvir, in Norse mythology. Beyla is mentioned in stanzas 55, 66, and the prose introduction to the Poetic Edda poem Lokasenna. Since this is the only mention of Beyla, scholars have turned...
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