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Urdarbrunnr
23.01.2020
Urdarbrunnr
Urðarbrunnr (Old Norse "Well of Urðr"; either referring to a Germanic concept of fate—urðr—or the norn named Urðr) is a well in Norse mythology. Urðarbrunnr is attested in the Poetic Edda,...
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Mimisbrunnr
23.01.2020
Mimisbrunnr
In Norse mythology, Mímisbrunnr (Old Norse "Mímir's well") is a well associated with the being Mímir, located beneath the world tree Yggdrasil. Mímisbrunnr is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the...
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Hvergelmir
23.01.2020
Hvergelmir
In Norse mythology, Hvergelmir (Old Norse "bubbling boiling spring") is a major spring. Hvergelmir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century...
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Vingolf
22.01.2020
Vingolf
In Norse mythology, Vingólf is one of the buildings of the gods. It is described as the hall or hörgr of the goddesses and also as a place where righteous men and those slain in battle go after death. It is mentioned in the Prose...
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Vigridr
22.01.2020
Vigridr
In Norse mythology, Vígríðr or Óskópnir is a large field foretold to host a battle between the forces of the gods and the forces of Surtr as part of the events of Ragnarök. The field is attested in...
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Singasteinn
22.01.2020
Singasteinn
In Norse mythology, Singasteinn (Old Norse "singing stone" or "chanting stone") is an object that appears in the account of Loki and Heimdall's fight in the form of seals. The object is solely attested in...
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Sindri (mythology)
21.01.2020
Sindri (mythology)
In Norse mythology, Sindri (from the Old Norse sindr: "spark") is the name of both a character (probably a dwarf) and a hall that will serve as a dwelling place for the souls of the virtuous after Ragnarök. A dwarf?...
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Myrkvidr
21.01.2020
Myrkvidr
In Germanic mythology, Myrkviðr (Old Norse "dark wood" or "black forest") is the name of several European forests. The direct derivatives of the name occur as a place name both in Sweden and Norway, and related forms of...
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Mimameidr
21.01.2020
Mimameidr
In Norse mythology, Mímameiðr (Old Norse "Mimi's tree") is a tree whose branches stretch over every land, is unharmed by fire or metal, bears fruit that assists pregnant women, and upon whose highest bough roosts the...
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Jarnvidr
20.01.2020
Jarnvidr
In Norse mythology, Járnviðr (Old Norse "Iron-wood") is a forest located east of Midgard, inhabited by troll women who bore giantesses and giant wolves. Járnviðr is attested in the Poetic Edda,...
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