Norse Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

Aager

Lover of Else. He is said to have spoken to Else from his coffin, asking her to smile. Sometimes called Aager.

Aegir

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Aegisdrekka

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Aesir

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Afi

Husband of Amma. At times, known as Afi.

Agnar

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Agni

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Ai

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Aku-Thor

A name for Thor as a charioteer and thunder-god. On occassion, known as Aku-Thor, Oku-Thor, Oku-Thor or Thor.

Ale

A divine fluid. Also identified as Ale, Ala, Ala, Ale, Ani, Ana or Ani.

Alf-blot

A sacrifice to the elves. On occassion, identified as Alf-blot.

Alfader

A name of Odin as 'father of the gods'. At times, called Alfader, Alfadir, Alfadir, Odin, Alfadur, Alfadur, Alfodr, Alfodr, All-father, All-father or All-seer.

Alfheim

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Alfr

A dwarf, one of the Lovar. In some references, identified as Alfr.

Alfrik

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Alfsol

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All-wise

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Allvaldi

A Giant. Father of Thiassi. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Allvaldi.

Alp

A demon of the night, half god, half dwarf. In some accounts, called Alp, Alb or Alb.

Alsvid

A horse drawing the chariot of the sun-god. On occassion, referred to as Alsvid, Alsuid, Alsuid, Alsvidur, Alsvidur, Alsvin, Alsvin, Alswid, Alswid, Arvakur, Arvakur, Aarvak, Arvakr, Arvar, Alsvinn or Alsvinn.

Althjofr

One of the dwarfs. Also known as Althjofr.

Alvis

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Alvis-Mal

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Alvit

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Alvor

A race of small people: the hog folk: a form of elf. These people are said to dance in the fields at night. Also known as Alvor, Elves, Elves, Alf, Alfar, Dockalfar, Dwarfs, elf , kobold, Alf(ar), Huldrafolk, kobolds, Icelandic Huldu, hog-folk or hog-folk.

Amalung

Son of Hornbogi. On occassion, identified as Amalung.

Amhas

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Amilias

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Amma

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Amsvartnir

A lake. In this lake was the island of Lyngvi where Fenris the wolf was left bound by the gods. Sometimes referred to as Amsvartnir.

An

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Andhrimnir

A cook preparing the meals for the slain in Valhalla. In some lore, occasionally identified as Andhrimnir.

Andvari

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Andvari Foss

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Andvarinaut

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Angantyr

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Angerbode

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Angurvadel

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Annar

Second husband of Nott. Father of Jord. Sometimes called Annar, Anar, Anar, Onarr, Onarr, Onair or Onair.

Apples of Iduna

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Arvakur

A horse drawing the chariot of the sun-god. Also referred to as Arvakur, Aarvak, Aarvak, Alsvid, Alsvid, Alsuid, Alsvidur, Alsvin, Alswid, Alsvinn, Arvakr, Arvakr, Arvar or Arvar.

Asabru

The rainbow. Identified as Asabru, Asbru, Asbru, Bifrost, Bifrost, Asa-bridge, Bilrost, Irmin's Way, Milky Way, Vindhjalmsbru, As(a)bru or The Milky Way.

Asegeir

12 wise elders of the Frisians. Occasionally referred to as Asegeir.

Asgard

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Asgardsreid

The Norse version of the Wild Hunt, led. By Frigga or Odin. In some accounts, called Asgardsreid, Asgardreia, Asgardreia, Wild Hunt, Asgardreid or Asgardreid.

Ask

The first man, made by Odin from an ash tree. Husband of Embla. Also called Ask, Ash, Ash, Askr or Askr.

Aslaug

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Aslo

A horse of the sun-god. At times, identified as Aslo, horse, horse, Dun Stallion, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Galathe, Podarge Actaeon, Aethon, Amethea Bronte, Erythreos, Lampos Philogea, Phlegon, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Abatos, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Asmegir

Spirits in Hel. Sometimes known as Asmegir.

Asmund

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Astrid

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Astrild

A god of love. Referred to as Astrild, Greek Eros, Greek Eros, Cupid or Kama.

Asvid

A man who made runes for the giants. Identified as Asvid.

Asvitus

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Asynjur

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Athlis

A king of Sweden. He owned the torc Sviagris and the boar-helmet Hildiswn. Also referred to as Athlis.

Atla

A giantess. She was one of the nine wave-maidens said to have simultaneously given birth to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. Occasionally called Atla.

Atlé

A Berserker. When Frithiof landed in the Orkneys, Atlé fought him with swords and in wrestling. Frithiof defeated him but spared his life. In some accounts, referred to as Atlé.

Atli

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Atridr

A name of Odin as 'rider in the sky'. Also commonly referred to as Atridr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Attila

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Aud

Son of Naglfari and Nott. Occasionally referred to as Aud, Audr or Audr.

Auda

A feminine form of Aud. Identified as Auda.

Audhumbla

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Augeia

A giantess. She was one of the nine wave-maidens said to have given birth simultaneously to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. Occasionally called Augeia, Augeyja or Augeyja.

Aurgiafa

A giantess. She was one of the nine wave-maidens said simultaneously to have given birth to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. In some references, known as Aurgiafa, Eyrgjafa or Eyrgjafa.

Austri

One of the 4 dwarfs supporting the sky (East). Also called Austri.

Badi

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Balder

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Baldershage

A grove sacred to Balder. In some accounts, referred to as Baldershage.

Baleygr

A name of Odin as 'he of the flaming eyes'. On occassion, identified as Baleygr.

Barrow-wight

The ghost of a dead person, said to live in a barrow. Occasionally called Barrow-wight.

Baugi

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Baumbur

One of the dwarfs. In some references, identified as Baumbur.

bear

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Beda

One of the Asynjur. In some references, identified as Beda, Bede or Bede.

Beldegg

A king of West Saxony. Son of Odin. In some references, identified as Beldegg.

Belé

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Beli

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Beowulf

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Bergbui

Hill giants. In some accounts, referred to as Bergbui, Bergrisir, Bergrisir, Bergjarl, 'mountain dwelling' or 'mountain dwelling'.

Bergelmir

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Bergjarl

A hill giant. Also called Bergjarl, Bergrisir, Bergrisir, Bergbui, Lord of the Mountain or Lord of the Mountain.

Bergrisir

Hill giants. Sometimes identified as Bergrisir, Bergbui, Bergbui, 'mountain dwelling', Bergjarl, Bergjarl or Lord of the Mountain.

Bergthorskroll

The house of the Njalsson's, burnt to the ground by Flosi and his men. Occasionally known as Bergthorskroll.

Berling

A dwarf. He was one of the four dwarfs that Freya was said to have slept with to get the necklace Brisingamen. Also referred to as Berling.

berserkers

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Bestla

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Beyggvir

A barley-god: mill refuse personified. A servant of Frey. Husband of Beyla. He was envisaged as a miniature being speaking into Frey's ear. In some references, referred to as Beyggvir, Byggvir, Byggvir, Beggvir, Beggvir or Beyggrir.

Beyla

A minor goddess, attendant on Frey. Manure personified. Wife of Beyggvir. In some accounts she married Frey; in others Beyla is masculine. In some references, called Beyla.

Biblindi

A name for Odin as 'drinker'. Sometimes identified as Biblindi, Odilia, Odilia, Biflindi or Bolverk(in).

Biflindi

A name for Odin as 'one who brandishes a spear'. This name is a reference to his magic spear Gungnir. Also known as Biflindi, Odilia, Odilia, Biblindi or Bolverk(in).

Bifrost

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Bikki

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Bil

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Bildr

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Bileygr

A name of Odin as 'the shifty-eyed one'. Also identified as Bileygr, Bileya, Bileya, Odin or Bilegyr.

Billing

An elf, guardian of the West. King of the Ruthenes. Father of Rinda. At times, identified as Billing.

Bilskirnir

The palace of Thor situated in his. Realm, Thrudheim. On occassion, referred to as Bilskirnir, Belskirnir, Belskirnir, Bilskirner, Bilskirner, Storm-serene or Storm-serene.

Biorn

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Bishop Tegner

Author of the Frithiof saga, the story of the adventures of Frithiof. Also commonly known as Bishop Tegner, Tegner or Tegner.

Bivor

One of the dwarfs. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Bivor.

Bjarni

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Black Sow

Death and evil personified. Occasionally identified as Black Sow.

Blain

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Blenzibly

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Blid

A handmaiden of Freya. Also called Blid.

Blodelin

Brother of Etzel. When Gunther's party were being entertained at Etzel's court, the king's wife, Krimhild, persuaded Blodelin to murder them. In some lore, occasionally called Blodelin, Bloedel or Bloedel.

Blodighofi

Frey's horse. At times, called Blodighofi, Blodug-hofi or Blodug-hofi.

Blutgang

The sword of Heime. This weapon was given to Heime by his father, Studas. Also referred to as Blutgang.

Boden

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Bodwild

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Bogaass

A name for Uller as a bow-god. In some lore, occasionally called Bogaass.

Bolthor

A Frost Giant. Father or brother of Bestla. Father of Mimir, some say. Also identified as Bolthor, Bolthorn or Bolthorn.

Bolwerk

The name used by Odin when he enlisted Baugi's help to gain access to Gunlod's cave. Occasionally referred to as Bolwerk, Bolverk, Bolverk, Bolverkin, Bolverkin, Bolverkr, Bolverkr, Bolverk(r), Bolverk(r), 'deceiver' or 'deceiver'.

Bor

Son of Buri the first god. Husband of Bestla. Father of Nerthus, Hoenir, Odin, Ve and Vili. Father of Loki, some say. Sometimes identified as Bor.

Borghild

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boyg

An ogre: animistic force. In some accounts, called boyg.

Braga Raedur

One of the stories in the Younger Edda. In this tale, Bragi tells Aegir many stories of the gods. Occasionally referred to as Braga Raedur, Conversations of Bragi or Conversations of Bragi.

Bragaful

A toast to Bragi. Sometimes referred to as Bragaful.

Bragaman

A skald, honouring Bragi. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Bragaman.

Bragawoman

A female skald, honouring Bragi. Sometimes called Bragawoman.

Bragi

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Bragi's Apples

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Bran

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Branstock

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Bredi

A hunter. Sigi, jealous of Bredi's skill as a hunter, killed him and buried his body under a snowdrift. In some accounts, called Bredi, Brede or Brede.

Breidablik

The palace of Balder. Occasionally called Breidablik, Balder's Stead, Balder's Stead, Breithablik, Breithablik, Braoadblink, Braoadblink, Peace Stead, Peace Stead, Broadblick or Broadblick.

Breit Hut

A name for Odin, referring to the broad hats that he often wore. Also commonly known as Breit Hut, Sidhottr, Sidhottr, Odin or Breit-hut.

Brimer

The heavenly hall of the giants in Okolnur. At times, referred to as Brimer, Brimir, Brimir or Brimer.

Brimir

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Brisingamen

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Brock

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Broder

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Brun

A counsellor of Harald, said by some to be Odin in disguise. In some lore, occasionally called Brun, Harald, Harald or Harald(r) Hilditonn.

Brunhild

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Budli

Father of Atli, some say. Occasionally referred to as Budli.

Buri

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Byleist

Son of Farbauti and Laufeia. Brother of Loki, some say. Sometimes known as Byleist.

Byrgir

A well that contained song-mead. Occasionally known as Byrgir, Byrger, Byrger, Bil, Bil, Hiuki, Hiuki, Gelder, Hjuki, Hyuki, Ide, Slagfinn-Giuki, Hengest, Ide or Slagfinn-Gjuki.

Castle Muter

The home of Nitger. Dietrich was imprisoned in this castle until he was rescued by forces led by Hildebrand. Sometimes identified as Castle Muter.

Cheru

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Daenn

One of the dwarfs. At times, identified as Daenn.

Dag

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Dain

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Dainslef

Hogni's sword, made by the dwarfs. In some references, called Dainslef.

Daland

A Norwegian sailor. He welcomed the Flying Dutchman to his home and gave him consent to marry his daughter Senta. Also commonly called Daland.

Dellinger

Third husband of Nott. Father of Dag. His realm was known as Heljar-ran. Occasionally known as Dellinger, Delling, Delling, 'dawn' or 'dawn'.

disablot

A sacrifice to the gods, Valkyries, etc. On occassion, known as disablot.

disir

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Dockalfar

The dark elves who live underground in Svartalfheim. In some accounts, referred to as Dockalfar, Elves, Elves, Alf, Alfar, Alvor, Dwarfs, elf , kobold, Alf(ar), Huldrafolk, kobolds, Icelandic Huldu, dwarfs, dwarfs, bergsmiedlein, Bjerkfolk, Black Elves, Dokkalfar, duergar, dvergar, erdleute, ermannlein, kleinevolk, Stillevolk, Svartalfar, Svartelfar, Svurtalfar, unterirdische, bjergfolk, erdeute, erdmannlein, unterirdiscje, unterjordiske, Ni(e)b(e)lung, Svart-elfar, elves, elves or elf .

Dokkalfar

The dark elves. In some accounts, known as Dokkalfar, Dwarfs, Dwarfs, bergsmiedlein, Bjerkfolk, Black Elves, Dockalfar, duergar, dvergar, Elves, erdleute, ermannlein, kleinevolk, kobold, Stillevolk, Svartalfar, Svartelfar, Svurtalfar, unterirdische, bjergfolk, erdeute, erdmannlein, unterirdiscje, unterjordiske, Ni(e)b(e)lung, Huldrafolk or Svart-elfar.

Dolgthrisir

One of the dwarfs. Occasionally called Dolgthrisir.

Dori

One of the dwarfs. In some references, known as Dori.

Dorradr

A warrior. Before a battle he saw twelve Valkyries weaving, using human entrails. Known as Dorradr.

Drachenfels

The home of the dragon slain. By Siegfried. In some references, identified as Drachenfels.

draugr

The restless dead in a burial mound. In some references, called draugr.

Draugr

A water spirit. This being is said to foretell storms and shipwrecks, using a human voice. Also called Draugr.

Draupnir

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Dream-fairy

A name for night. In some lore, occasionally known as Dream-fairy.

Drifta

A Frost Giantess. Goddess of snowdrifts. Daughter of Thrym. Sister of Frosti, Jokul and Snoer. In some references, called Drifta.

Drip-hall

A name for heaven. Occasionally known as Drip-hall.

Droma

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Drotnat

A priest at the temple of Odin. Also called Drotnat, Diar, Diar or Drotnar.

Dufr

One of the dwarfs. Called Dufr.

Duneyr

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Durathor

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Durin

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Dvalin

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Dwales-doll

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Dwarfs

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dwergmal

The language of the dwarfs, heard as an echo in caves. In some references, known as dwergmal.

Eadgils

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Edda

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Egder

A storm-eagle due to appear. At Ragnarok. The noise of the howling wind comes from his harp. Also known as Egder, Egdir or Egdir.

Eggther

A watchman of the giants. Also identified as Eggther.

Egia

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Egil

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Eglimi

King of the Islands. Father of Hiordis. Father of Svava, some say. In some accounts, identified as Eglimi, Eylime, Eylime, Eylimi or Eylimi.

Eikinsjalldi

A dwarf. One of the Lovar. Occasionally called Eikinsjalldi.

Eikthyrnir

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Einheriar

The souls of slain warriors. These, the warriors of Odin, are resident in Valhalla awaiting the final battle, Ragnarok. Also commonly called Einheriar, Einherjar, Einherjar, einherjar or einherjar.

Einmyria

Daughter of Loki and Glut. Sister of Eisa. Called Einmyria.

Eir

The goddess of healing, attendant on Frigga. One of the Asynjur. Identified as Eir, Eil, Eil, Eira, Eira, Eyra or Eyra.

Eisa

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Eistla

One of the 9 Wave-maidens, in some accounts. Also commonly identified as Eistla.

Eitel

Son of Atli and Gudrun. Brother of Erp. Sometimes called Eitel.

Ekka

The name of Ecke in Thidrekssaga. Also called Ekka, Ecke or Ecke.

Ekkisax

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Elde

A servant of the sea-god, Aegir. He took over as doorkeeper when Funfeng was killed by Loki. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Elde, Elder, Elder, Eldir or Eldir.

Elder Edda

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Eldhrimnir

The cauldron of the gods. This is the vessel in which the cook, Andhrimnir, prepared the meals for the warriors in Valhalla. At times, called Eldhrimnir, Eldhrimner, Eldhrimner, Od-hroerir, Od-hroerir, Odhereir, Odherir, Odrerer, Odrorir, Othrevir, Odher(e)ir or Othroerir.

Elf

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Elivagar

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Ella

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Elli

A giant crone. She appeared as the old nurse of Utgard-Loki and defeated Thor in a wrestling match when the god journeyed to Jotunheim. At times, identified as Elli, 'age' or 'age'.

Ellida

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Else

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Elves

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Elvidner

Niflheim or the hall of Hel in Niflheim. In some lore, occasionally known as Elvidner, Elvidnir or Elvidnir.

Embla

The first woman, made by Odin from an elm tree. Consort of Ask. Sometimes identified as Embla, Elma, Elma, Emola or Emola.

Eptirmati

A story from the Younger Edda. Also commonly called Eptirmati.

Erda

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Erex

The Norse version of Erec. Occasionally called Erex.

Erex saga

A Norse version of the story of Erec and Enide. In this version, the hero's father is called Ilax. Sometimes called Erex saga.

Erik

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Erka

The name of Attila's wife in Thidrekssaga. Also commonly identified as Erka.

Ermenrich

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Erminrik

The name for Emenrich in Thidrekssaga. Occasionally known as Erminrik.

Erna

Wife of Jarl. Mother of Konur. She and Jarl are regarded as the founders of the class of nobles. Sometimes known as Erna.

Erp

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Esbern

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Eystein

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Eyvin Kelda

A wizard who was drowned by King Olaf. In some references, called Eyvin Kelda, Eyvindr Kelda or Eyvindr Kelda.

Fadir

Husband of Modir. Modir produced a son, Jarl, fathered by Heimdall when he visited earth in the guise of Riger. Occasionally referred to as Fadir, 'father', 'father', Pah or Pitri.

Fafnir

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Fafnisbani

A title given to Sigurd in his role as killer of Fafnir. Sometimes identified as Fafnisbani, Sigurd, Sigurd, Sigird, Sigurdr, Sigurthr, German Siegfried or Siegfried.

Fair-wheel

A name for the sun. Occasionally known as Fair-wheel.

Fallow-hoof

A horse of the gods. Also called Fallow-hoof, Falhofnir or Falhofnir.

Farbauti

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Farma-Tyr

A name of Odin as 'the protector of cargoes'. Occasionally identified as Farma-Tyr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Fasolt

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Father Fine

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Feng

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Fenia

A giantess. Daughter of Greip, some say. She and her sister Menia were bought as slaves by Frodi to work his magic grindstone, Grotte. In some references, called Fenia, Fenge, Fenge, Fenja or Fenja.

Fenris

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Fensalir

The palace of Frigga. At times, identified as Fensalir, Fensal, Fensal, Fensalier or Fensalier.

Fialar

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Field

A name for the earth used by the gods. In some lore, occasionally identified as Field.

Fili

One of the dwarfs. At times, referred to as Fili.

Fimbul

A river in Niflheim, one of the 12. Rivers known as Elivagar. Sometimes referred to as Fimbul.

Fimbul Winter

The exceptionally severe weather, lasting 3 (some say 7) seasons, which preceded the end of the world and Ragnarok. Occasionally identified as Fimbul Winter, Fimbulvetr or Fimbulvetr.

Fimbultyr

A name for Odin as 'great helper'. Occasionally identified as Fimbultyr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Fimila

A goddess attendant on Frigga. One of the Asynjur. In some accounts she is the same as Frimla. On occassion, referred to as Fimila.

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Fiollnir

Son of Frey and Freya or Gerda. Occasionally referred to as Fiollnir, Feng, Feng, Fiollnir, Fjollnir, Hnikar, Fiolnir, Fiolnir, Fiollnir, Fjolnir, Fjolnir, Fiollnir, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Fiolsvid

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Fiorgyn

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Fiorm

A river in Niflheim, one of the 12 rivers. Known as Elivagar. Occasionally called Fiorm, Fjorm or Fjorm.

Fiorner

A name used by Odin when he sang. Runes to Sigurd about his. Forthcoming battle with Lygni. Occasionally referred to as Fiorner, Fjorner, Fjorner or Odin.

Fith

A dwarf. One of the Lovar. Occasionally identified as Fith.

Fjol Svinnsmal

A dramatic poem in the Elder Edda. In some references, identified as Fjol Svinnsmal.

Fjolvinnsmal

A poem in the Elder Edda. Sometimes identified as Fjolvinnsmal.

Flaga

A wicked fairy. Sometimes identified as Flaga.

Flatey Book

A 14th C. Document which includes Hyndlu-Ljod and the abridged Voluspa. On occassion, called Flatey Book.

Flosi

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Flurent

Mother of Isolde in the Icelandic. Version of the Tristram story. Also called Flurent.

Folkvang

The realm of Freya, the site of her. Palace Sessrymnir. Also referred to as Folkvang, Folkvangr or Folkvangr.

Formali

A story from the Younger Edda. Sometimes identified as Formali.

Fornaldarsaga

A collection of Icelandic legends. Sometimes known as Fornaldarsaga.

Forseti

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Fraananger

A stream. When Loki changed himself into a salmon to escape the vengeance of the other gods, he hid on the bottom of this stream. Identified as Fraananger.

Framnas

The home of Thorsten and Ingeborg. Occasionally called Framnas.

Freawaru

Daughter of Hrothgar and Wealtheow. Sister of Rori. Wife of Ingeld. In some references, referred to as Freawaru.

Freki

One of the wolves of Odin, 'greedy'. The other was known as Geri. Occasionally called Freki, Freke or Freke.

Frey

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Freya

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Freyfaxi

The horse of Frey. Sometimes referred to as Freyfaxi.

Freygerda

A Danish maiden. Wife of Fridleef. Mother of Frodi. She married the Danish king, Fridleef, who had rescued her from a dragon. In some accounts, identified as Freygerda.

Fricco

A name of Frey as 'love in Sweden. Also called Fricco, Frey, Frey, Freir, Freyr, Veraldargod, Fridleef, Frikka, Ing, Ingumar-Frey, 'lord', German Fro, Lapp Verelden-Olmei, Swedish Ingvi-Frey, Lytir, Sviagodh or Frodi.

Frid

A maid-servant attendant on Freya. On occassion, identified as Frid.

Fridila

A guardian of Freya's necklace, Brisingamen. Also commonly referred to as Fridila.

Fridleef

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Fridlevus

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Frig

The Anglo-Saxon name for Frigga. In some lore, occasionally known as Frig.

Frigga

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Frija

A German name for Frigga. Known as Frija, Freya, Freya, Frea, Freia, Freyia, Freyja, Fri, Fria, Gefn, Goda, Horn, Mardal, Mardel, Mardell, Mardoll, Moertholl, Thrung, Valfreya, Vanabride, Vanadis, Vanbride, White Goddess, Fri(a), Gollveig Gondul, 'lady', Mardel(l), Menglad, Menglod, Mengloth, Odsmaer, Syr, Van(a)bride, White Goddess, German Frigga, Ostara, Saxon Eastre, Swedish Skialf, Frigga, Frigga, Eastre, Frau Holle, Fricka, Friga, Frige, Frigg, Gode, Holle, Vrou-Elde, Anglo-Saxon Frig, German Bertha, (Frau) Gode, (Frau) Holle, (Frau) Wode, Holda, Huda, Huld(r)a, Nerthus or Lombard Frea.

Frimla

A virgin goddess, attendant on Frigga. One of the Asynjur. Some say she is the same as Fimila. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Frimla.

Fritele

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Frithiof

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Frithiofsaga

The 14th C. Icelandic story of Frithiof and his exploits. Also referred to as Frithiofsaga.

Frodi

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Frost Giants

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Frost Maidens

The girls that formed when the fiery. Clouds from Muspelheim condensed. Over the ice of Niflheim. Sometimes called Frost Maidens.

Frosti

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Fruwa

A goddess. Sister of Volla. This deity cured Balder's lame horse by magic. In some references, identified as Fruwa.

Fulla

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Fundin

One of the dwarfs. Also identified as Fundin.

Funfeng

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Furor

A name of Odin as god of war, strengthener of men'. On occassion, known as Furor, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

fylgie

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Fylgukona

A female guardian spirit which appears. Before death. Sometimes known as Fylgukona, Hamingja or Hamingja.

Galar

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Galgagramr

A name of Odin as 'gallows-lord'. In some references, identified as Galgagramr, Galgavaldyr, Galgavaldyr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Gambantein

The staff of Hermod. Referred to as Gambantein.

Gandalfr

One of the dwarfs. In some lore, occasionally identified as Gandalfr.

Gandreid

A name for the Wild Hunt. It was said that any field over which the Gandreid passed would bear increased crops. Referred to as Gandreid, Gandrieid or Gandrieid.

Gangler

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Gangrad

The name used by Odin, disguised as a wanderer, in his contest of wits. With Vafthruthnir. Also identified as Gangrad, Gagurath, Gagurath, Gangrath, Gangrath, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Gagnrath or Gagnrath.

Gardrofa

A horse, dam of Gna's horse Hofvarpnir. Called Gardrofa.

Garm

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Gefjon

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Geignudr

A name of Odin as 'he who dangles'. This title refers to the nine days he spent hanging from the tree Yggdrail. In some accounts, identified as Geignudr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Geirmund

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Geirrod

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Geitir

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Gelfrat

Master of the ferryman killed by Hagen, who called himself Amelrich. Identified as Gelfrat.

Gelgia

The fetter at the end of the rope, Gleipnir, with which Fenris was finally bound. On occassion, referred to as Gelgia, Gelja or Gelja.

Genoveva

Wife of Siegfried in an opera of the same name by Schumann. Identified as Genoveva.

Gerda

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Gerhart

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Geri

One of Odin's wolves - the ravenous. The other wolf was called Freki. Also called Geri, Gari, Gari, Gere or Gere.

Gernot

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Gersemi

Daughter of Odur and Freya. Also commonly referred to as Gersemi.

Gestumblindi

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Gevar

A moon-god. Also called Gevar, Gewar or Gewar.

Giall

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Giallar

The horn of Heimdall. In some references, identified as Giallar, Giallarhorn, Giallarhorn, Gjallar, Gjallar, Gjallarhorn, Gjallarhorn, Gjallar(horn) or Gjallar(horn).

Giallarbru

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Gialp

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Gilling

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Gimli

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Ginnar

A dwarf. One of the Lovar. Also called Ginnar.

Ginnungagap

The primaeval abyss between Muspelheim and Niflheim that preceded creation. Occasionally referred to as Ginnungagap, Deceiving Gap, Deceiving Gap, Yawning Gap or Yawning Gap.

Giselher

Son of Dankrat and Ute. Brother of Gernot, Gunther and Krimhild. Also known as Giselher, Gisler or Gisler.

Gisli

An outlaw. He killed his brother-in-law, Thorgum. Also commonly referred to as Gisli.

Giuki

King of the Niblungs. Husband of Grimhild. Father of Gudrun, Gunnar, Guttorm and Hogni. Occasionally called Giuki.

Giukings

The sons of Giuki. Also known as Giukings.

Gladr

A horse of the gods. Referred to as Gladr.

Gladsheim

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Glaesir

A grove of amber near Valhalla. In some lore, occasionally identified as Glaesir.

Glaesisvellir

A paradise in a valley of amber. Also referred to as Glaesisvellir.

Glam

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Glapsvidir

A name of Odin as 'swift deceiver'. At times, identified as Glapsvidir, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Glasir

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Glaumvor

Second wife of Gunnar. Known as Glaumvor.

Glaur

Son of Surtur. Husband of Sol, some say. On occassion, referred to as Glaur.

Gleed

A horse of the gods. Referred to as Gleed.

Gleipnir

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Gler

A horse of the gods. Also called Gler, Glaer or Glaer.

Glitnir

The gold and silver palace of Forseti. Occasionally referred to as Glitnir, Glitner or Glitner.

Glum

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Glut

The first wife of Loki. Mother of Einmyria and Eisa. Also known as Glut.

Gna

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Gnipa Cave

The hole in which the dog Garm was housed at the entrance to Niflheim or Niflhel. Sometimes identified as Gnipa Cave, Gnipaheller, Gnipaheller, Gnipahellir or Gnipahellir.

Gnitaheid

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goat

The animal of Thor. At times, known as goat.

Godheim

Home of the gods: site of the city, Asgard: heaven. Occasionally identified as Godheim.

Godi

Priests of the war-god Tyr. At times, identified as Godi.

Goin

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Goldcrest

A horse of the gods. Also identified as Goldcrest, Gullfaxi, Gullfaxi, Goldenmane, Goldmane, Gullifaxi, Gold(en)mane or Goldfax.

Gollveig

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Gondul

An aspect of Freya as a Valkyrie. Occasionally called Gondul.

Govetter

A benevolent spirit of the forest or living underground. In some lore, occasionally known as Govetter, Godvetter, Godvetter, Lapp Guffitar, Lapp Guffitar, Huldafolk or Huldafolk.

Grafvitnir

A dwarf. Father of Goin and Moin. Also referred to as Grafvitnir.

Gram

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Grane

The horse of Sigurd or Siegfried which was descended from Sleipnir. Occasionally identified as Grane, Grani, Grani, Greyfell or Greyfell.

Grani

One of the men with Flosi when they killed the Njalssons and burnt their house. Known as Grani, Grane, Grane, Grani or Greyfell.

Greip

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Grep

The 3 sons of the giant, Beli. Sometimes known as Grep.

Grerr

A dwarf. He was one of the four dwarfs that Freya was said to have slept with in order to get the magical necklace, Brisingamen. On occassion, known as Grerr.

Grettir

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Grey-steel

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Grid

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Gridaivold

The magic wand of Grid. On occassion, identified as Gridaivold.

Grim

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Grimhild

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Grimilld

The name of Grimhild in Thidrekssaga. In this version, she was killed by Thidrek who cut her in half with his sword. On occassion, called Grimilld, Grimhild, Grimhild, Griemhild or Krimhild.

Grimnir

A name used by Odin at Geirrod's court. In some lore, occasionally identified as Grimnir, Grimmr, Grimmr, Odin, Grimner, Grimner, Hooded One or Hooded One.

Grimnismal

The story in the Elder Edda of Odin, as Grimnir, and his visit to Geirrod. In some lore, occasionally called Grimnismal, Lay of Grimnir, Lay of Grimnir, The Lay of Grimnir or The Lay of Grimnir.

Griottunagard

The realm of Hrungnir. It was here that a duel took place between Thor and the giant Hrungnir. In some accounts, known as Griottunagard.

Gripir

The groom in charge of the horses of the king of the Vikings. Brother of Hiordis. In some references, referred to as Gripir, Griper or Griper.

Groa

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Groa Galdur

A collection of spells in the Elder Edda. Occasionally called Groa Galdur, (The Magic) Lay of Groa-Galdur or (The Magic) Lay of Groa-Galdur.

Grottasong

The story of Frodi and the magic. Millstones known as Grotte, in the Younger Edda. Also identified as Grottasong, Grottasongr, Grottasongr, Grotti Song, Grotti Song, Quern Song or Quern Song.

Grotte

The magic millstones given to Frodi and worked by the two giantesses. Fenia and Menia. Also commonly known as Grotte, Grotti, Grotti, Hengi-kiaptr, Hengi-kiaptr, World Mill, World Mill, Hengi-Kiaptr or Hengi-Kiaptr.

Gudhorn

Son of Halfdan by Groa. Halfdan was the brother-in-law of Groa whom he abducted. Called Gudhorn.

Gudrun

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Gulf of Black Grief

The berth, in Niflheim, of Naglfari, the ship of death. Also commonly referred to as Gulf of Black Grief.

Gullbra

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Gullfaxi

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Gullinbursti

A boar with a golden pelt which pulled. Frey's car. This marvellous animal was made by Sindi and presented to Frey by Brock. Sometimes identified as Gullinbursti, Gollinbursti, Gollinbursti, Slidrugtanni or Slidrugtanni.

Gullinkambi

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Gullintani

A name of Heimdall as 'golden-toothed'. In some references, called Gullintani, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Heimdellinger, Hermin, Irmin, Rati, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati, Lyfir or Riger.

Gulltop

The golden-maned horse of Heimdall. Sometimes called Gulltop, Gold top, Gold top, Gulltoppr or Gulltoppr.

Gundestrup bowl

A 1st C. Bowl, silver-plate on copper, decorated with gods and scenes from mythology. Also referred to as Gundestrup bowl.

Gungnir

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Gunlod

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Gunnar

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Gunnar Helmingr

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Gunnar Lambason

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Gunnthra

A river in Niflheim. One of the 12 rivers known. As Elivagar. In some references, identified as Gunnthra.

Gunthiof

Son of Frithiof and Ingeborg. In some lore, occasionally known as Gunthiof.

Guttorm

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gydja

An Icelandic priestess. Also identified as gydja.

gygr

The female version of jotun (giant). Occasionally referred to as gygr.

Gylfa-ginning

A story from the Younger Edda of Gylfi's visit to Odin's palace. Also called Gylfa-ginning, Deluding of Gylfi, Deluding of Gylfi, The Deluding of Gylfi or The Deluding of Gylfi.

Gylfi

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Gylli

A horse of the gods. On occassion, referred to as Gylli, Gyllir, Gyllir or Guylli.

Gymir

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Habrok

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Hackelberend

A name for Odin as a wind-god. Occasionally called Hackelberend, Hackeberg, Hackeberg, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Hackel-berend, Hackel-berend, 'mantlebearer' or 'mantlebearer'.

Hackelberg, Hans von

A suggested leader of the Wild. Hunt. He was condemned for ever to hunt in the air as punishment for his sins. Occasionally identified as Hackelberg, Hans von.

Hadburg

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Hadding

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Hadubrand

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Hafra-drottin

A name for Thor as lord of goats. Identified as Hafra-drottin, Thor, Thor, Akethor, Hurler, Red Beard, sacred plants, Ake-Thor, Aku-Thor, Atli, Hercules Barbatus, Hlorridi, Oku-Thor, Thunderer, Vingthor, Anglo-Saxon Thunor, German Dietrich, Donar, LappHoragalles, Norman Thur, Saxon Thuna(e)r, ThunorSlav Perenu, Reidartyr or Valdi Kjola.

Hagal

The tutor of Helgi. Occasionally referred to as Hagal.

Haid

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Haki

An early king of Norway. Also identified as Haki.

Hakon

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Halfdan

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Halfdan Svarti

A 9th C. King of Norway. He was cut into quarters, one for each of four districts. Also called Halfdan Svarti.

Hallgerda

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Halogaland

A name for Norway under the rule of Haloge. Occasionally referred to as Halogaland.

Haloge

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Ham

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Hamdir

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Hammarsheimt

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Hamond

Son of Sigmund and Borghild. Brother of Helgi. In some references, identified as Hamond, Hamund or Hamund.

Hamskerpir

A horse, sire of Gna's. Horse Hofvarpnir. Sometimes referred to as Hamskerpir.

Hangagud

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Har

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Harald

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Harbard

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Harbardsljod

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Hardgrep

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Harek

Son of Kol. Brother of Biorn. In some lore, occasionally called Harek.

Hastings

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Hati

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Hattatal

Part of the Younger Edda dealing with prosody. In some lore, occasionally identified as Hattatal.

Havamal

A poem in the Elder Edda. Recording. The code of moral laws handed. Down by Odin. In some references, referred to as Havamal, Ballad of the High One, Ballad of the High One, High Song, High Song, Sayings of Odin or Sayings of Odin.

Hawart

A warrior at Etzel's court. He was one of those who, bribed by Krimhild, tried to kill Hagen but failed and was slain by Hagen. In some accounts, called Hawart.

Heardred

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Hedinn

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Heid

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Heidrun

The goat of Odin. This goat supplied the mead of the gods, grazing on the leaves on Laerad, the highest branch of Yggdrasil. Also identified as Heidrun, Heidrum or Heidrum.

Heimdall

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Heimdellinger

A name of Heimdall as 'herald of the day'. In some accounts, identified as Heimdellinger, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Gullintani, Hermin, Irmin, Rati, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati, Lyfir or Riger.

Heime

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Heimer

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Heimir

The name for Heime in Thidrekssaga. Called Heimir, Heime, Heime or Wittich.

Heimskringla

A book by Snorri Sturluson listing the ancient kings of Norway, including. The Ynglingasaga. Also known as Heimskringla.

Heithrek

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Hekla

In Icelandic lore, a mountain where witches held their meetings. Also referred to as Hekla, Danish Hekkenfeldt or Danish Hekkenfeldt.

Hel

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Hel-cake

Food used to pacify the dog Garm. Sometimes known as Hel-cake.

Hel-gate

The entrance to Niflheim. Also commonly called Hel-gate.

Hel Keplein

A mantle producing invisibility. Occasionally called Hel Keplein, Tarnkappe, Tarnkappe, Cap of Invisibility, Hel-kappe, Nebelkappe, Tarnhelm, Tarnhut or Nebelkappe Tarnhut.

Hel-shoes

Stout shoes fitted to the dead for their. Journey over the rough road, Helveg, leading to Niflheim. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hel-shoes, Hel-sko, Hel-sko, Helsko, Helsko, Todtenschuh., Todtenschuh., Todtenschuh or Todtenschuh.

Helblindi

Son of Farbauti. Brother of Loki, some say. Sometimes identified as Helblindi, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Helche

Daughter of Rother and Oda. First wife of Etzel. In some lore, occasionally identified as Helche, Herka or Herka.

Helga

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Helga-fell

In Icelandic lore, a hill which is the home of the dead. In some references, identified as Helga-fell.

Helgi

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Helgrind

The gate at the entrance to Hel's. Kingdom of the dead. Also identified as Helgrind, Helgrindr, Helgrindr, Nagrind, Nagrind, Valgrind, Valgrind, Finnish Tuonen-portti or Finnish Tuonen-portti.

Heljar-ran

The realm of Dellinger. In some references, referred to as Heljar-ran.

Helmet of Invisibility

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Helmschott

A warrior serving with Dietrich. Von Bern. He was one of the party captured by Ermenrich. In some references, known as Helmschott.

Helva

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Helveg

The rough road leading to Niflheim. Occasionally referred to as Helveg, Helvegr, Helvegr, Helvig or Helvig.

Hengi-kiaptr

A name for Frodi's mill. At times, called Hengi-kiaptr, Grotte, Grotte, Grotti, World Mill or Hengi-Kiaptr.

Hengist

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Hepti

One of the dwarfs. Known as Hepti.

Herfadir

A name for Odin as 'father of hosts'. On occassion, referred to as Herfadir, Her-Tyr, Her-Tyr, Odin, Herfather or Herfather.

Herfjoturr

A Valkyrie. Also identified as Herfjoturr.

Heri

In the Icelandic version of the Tristram and Isolde story, it was he who told King Mark of his wife's. Affair with Tristram. Sometimes known as Heri.

Herian

A name for Odin as 'leader of hosts'. Occasionally known as Herian, Herjan, Herjan or Odin.

Hermod

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Herrad

The name of Herrat in Thidrekssaga. Referred to as Herrad, Herrat, Herrat or Herrand.

Hervor

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Herwig

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Hialli

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Hialmgunnar

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Hiarandi

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Hildburg

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Hilde

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Hildebrand

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Hildegrim

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Hildeswm

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Hildigoltr

The helmet of the Swedish king, Athils. Also referred to as Hildigoltr.

Hilding

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hill folk

A race of people somewhere between elves and humans. Also known as hill folk.

Hilldigundr

The name of Hildegarde, daughter of Hereric, in Thidrekssaga. In some accounts, referred to as Hilldigundr.

Himinbiorg

The palace of Heimdall built on top of the rainbow bridge, Bifrost. Sometimes known as Himinbiorg, Himinbiore, Himinbiore, Himinbjorg or Himinbjorg.

Himinbrioter

The ox of Hymir. Thor killed this animal and used its head for bait when he went fishing for the Midgard serpent. In some lore, occasionally known as Himinbrioter, Himinhriod or Himinhriod.

Hindarfiall

A mountain. It was here that Odin put Brunhild to sleep within a wall of flame to await the arrival of a warrior-husband. Sometimes identified as Hindarfiall, Hindfell, Hindfell, Hlymdall or Hlymdall.

Hiordis

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Hiuki

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Hlebard

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Hler

A name of Aegir as 'shelterer'. Occasionally called Hler, Aegir, Aegir, Eagir, Egther, Ogir, Gymer, Gymir or Anglo-Saxon Eager.

Hlidskialf

The throne or throne-hall of Odin in Valaskialf. Occasionally referred to as Hlidskialf, Hlidskjalf, Hlidskjalf, Hlithskjolf, Hlithskjolf, Lidskialf or Lidskialf.

Hlin

The goddess of consolation. This deity was one of Frigga's attendants and her job was to comfort the mourners and to relay prayers to Frigga. Sometimes referred to as Hlin, Hlina or Hlina.

Hliodalfr

One of the dwarfs. Sometimes called Hliodalfr.

Hlokk

A Valkyrie. In some references, referred to as Hlokk.

Hlora

Wife of Vingnir. Foster-mother of Thor. On occassion, referred to as Hlora.

Hlorridi

A name taken by Thor in honour of his foster-mother. In some references, referred to as Hlorridi, Hloride, Hloride, Thor, Thor, Akethor, Hurler, Red Beard, sacred plants, Ake-Thor, Aku-Thor, Atli, Hercules Barbatus, Oku-Thor, Thunderer, Vingthor, Anglo-Saxon Thunor, German Dietrich, Donar, LappHoragalles, Norman Thur, Saxon Thuna(e)r, ThunorSlav Perenu, Hafra-drottin, Reidartyr or Valdi Kjola.

Hnikar

A name of Odin as 'wave-stiller or giver of rain'. At times, known as Hnikar, Feng, Feng, Fiollnir, Fiollnir, Fjollnir, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Hnoss

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Hodbrod

A suitor for the hand of Sigrun, killed. By Helgi. In some references, known as Hodbrod.

Hoder

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Hodmimir's Holt

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Hoenir

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hofgothi

A keeper of a temple. Occasionally identified as hofgothi.

Hofud

The magic sword of Heimdall. On occassion, known as Hofud.

Hofvarpnir

The horse of Gna, Frigga's messenger. This animal was sired by Hamskerpir on Gardrofa. Occasionally known as Hofvarpnir, Hofvarpner, Hofvarpner, Hoof-tosser or Hoof-tosser.

Hogni

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Hogstari

One of the dwarfs. On occassion, identified as Hogstari.

Holmkell

A friend of Thorgrim. Husband of Thorbjorg. Father of Ketilrid. Also commonly known as Holmkell.

Hondscio

A companion of Beowulf. He was eaten by the monster, Grendel. Occasionally known as Hondscio.

Hostage

A horse of the gods. Occasionally referred to as Hostage.

Hraesvelg

A giant acting as gatekeeper. He could adopt the form of an eagle and caused the winds by flapping his wings. Referred to as Hraesvelg, Hraesvelgr, Hraesvelgr, Hraesvelgur, Hraesvelgur, Hroesvelgur, Hroesvelgur, Hraesvelg(u)r or Hraesvelg(u)r.

Hrafna Galdur Odins

A poem in the Elder Edda. Also called Hrafna Galdur Odins, Odin's Raven Spell, Odin's Raven Spell, Spell of Odin's Ravens, Spell of Odin's Ravens, The Spell of Odin's Ravens or The Spell of Odin's Ravens.

Hrafna-god

A name for Odin as 'raven'. Also commonly called Hrafna-god, Hrafna or Hrafna.

Hrafnkel

A priest of Frey. In some references, referred to as Hrafnkel.

Hrauding

A king. Father of Agnar and Geirrod. Sometimes known as Hrauding.

Hreidmar

King of the dwarfs. Father of Fafnir, Otter and Regin. Also called Hreidmar, Hreidmarr, Hreidmarr, Hreithmarr, Hreithmarr, Reidmar, Reidmar, Hriethmarr, Hriethmarr, Reichmar or Reichmar.

Hrim-faxi

The horse drawing the chariot of Nott. In some accounts, identified as Hrim-faxi, Hrimfaxe, Hrimfaxe, Hrimfaxi, Hrimfaxi or Rimfaxi.

Hrimgerd

A giantess. She could change her shape and often appeared as a mare. In some accounts, known as Hrimgerd, Hrimgerth or Hrimgerth.

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Hringrimnir

A Frost Giant. Occasionally called Hringrimnir.

Hrist

A Valkyrie. At times, called Hrist.

Hrith

A river of Niflheim, one of the 12 rivers known as Elivagar. Referred to as Hrith.

Hroald

One of the men with Flosi when they killed the Njalssons and burnt. Their house. He was killed during the fight by Njal's son, Skarp-Hedin. In some references, identified as Hroald.

Hrodgar

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Hrolf Kraki

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Hrolfssaga

Stories of the exploits of the Danish. King, Hrolf Kraki. Also referred to as Hrolfssaga.

Hromund

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Hronesness

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Hropt

A name for Odin as 'arranger of runes'. Occasionally known as Hropt, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Hrotte

A sword. This weapon was one of the treasures guarded by Fafnir. In some accounts, referred to as Hrotte.

Hrungnir

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Hrunting

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Hugi

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Hugin

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Huldra

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Huldrafolk

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Huldu

The Icelandic name for the elves. In some accounts, identified as Huldu, Huldrafolk, Huldrafolk, Dwarfs, Elves, Hulderfolk, Huldra, Huldrefolk, Huldu-folk, Uldra, Huldra, Liuflingar, Liuflingar, Alfar or Alfar.

Hunaland

The home of Brunhild, some say. Also identified as Hunaland.

Hunding

The head of the family feuding with the Volsungs. Husband of Sieglinde, some say. Also commonly called Hunding.

Hundings

The descendants of Hunding. Also commonly referred to as Hundings.

Hungr

A dish used by Hel. Occasionally known as Hungr.

Hunthiof

Son of Frithiof and Ingeborg. In some references, known as Hunthiof.

Hunvor

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Hvergelmir

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Hvitserk

Son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Aslaug. Brother of Biorn, Ivar, Rogenwald and Sigurd. Known as Hvitserk.

hydromel

The drink of the gods. This drink (mead) was produced by the goat Heidrun for the gods and the warriors in Valhalla. Occasionally identified as hydromel.

Hygd

Wife of Hygelac. Mother of Heardred. Sometimes referred to as Hygd.

Hygelac

A king of Geatland. Uncle of Beowulf. Husband of Hygd. Father of Heardred. Also referred to as Hygelac, Higelac or Higelac.

Hylin

A protective goddess. Occasionally called Hylin.

Hymir

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Hymiskvida

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Hyndla

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Hyndlu-Ljod

A story from the Elder Edda and the Flatey Book of Freya's visit to the sorceress, Hyndla. Also commonly called Hyndlu-Ljod, Chant of Hyndla, Chant of Hyndla, Hyndla's Chant or Hyndla's Chant.

Hyrrokin

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Iafn-Har

One of the 3 mysterious deities. Visited by Gylfi, probably. A manifestation of Odin. Called Iafn-Har, Jafenhar, Jafenhar, Odin, Jafnhar, Jafnhar, Janfar, Janfar, Iafn-har, Like-mighty, Like-mighty, Jaf(e)nhar or Jaf(e)nhar.

Iarn-greiper

The grip worn by Thor when holding. His magic hammer, Miolnir. Occasionally known as Iarn-greiper, Iron Dirk or Iron Dirk.

Iarnsaxa

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Idavold

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Iduna

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Ifing

A stream in Asgard, surrounding. Idavold, which never froze. Also called Ifing.

Ilax

The Norse name for Lac. Occasionally referred to as Ilax.

Imbreke

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Imder

Daughter of Aegir and Ran. One of the nine Wave-maidens, in some accounts. Also commonly known as Imder.

Ingeborg

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Ingeld

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Ingimund

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Inglings

Descendants of Frey. In some references, known as Inglings.

Ingolf

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Ingvi-Frey

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Iormungandr

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Irmin

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Irmin's Way

The Milky Way. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Irmin's Way, Bil's Way, Bil's Way, Milky Way, Milky Way or Bifrost.

Ironwood

A forest of black iron-trees, home of the trolls. In some accounts, called Ironwood, Iarnvit, Iarnvit, Iarnvith, Iarnvith, Jarnvid, Jarnvid, Jarnvithr, Jarnvithr, Jarnvid, Yarnwid, Yarnwid, Iarnvid, Iarnvid, Iarnwith, Iarnwith, Yarnvid, Yarnvid, Yarnvithr or Yarnvithr.

Ironwood woman

A female troll. In some references, known as Ironwood woman.

Islendinga Sagur

A collection of Icelandic sagas. Also identified as Islendinga Sagur.

Isollde

Wife of Hertnit. In Thidrekssaga, she married Thidrek when Hertnit died. Sometimes known as Isollde.

Issland

The kingdom of Brunhild. On occassion, known as Issland.

Ivald

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Ivar

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Ivera

Goddess of beauty, love, youth. In some references, identified as Ivera.

ividjur

Wood-spirits. On occassion, called ividjur, ivithjur or ivithjur.

Jalk

A name for Odin as killer of Vafthruthnir. Also referred to as Jalk, Jalkr or Jalkr.

Jarl

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Jarnvid

A race of giant witches living in Ironwood. In some accounts, called Jarnvid.

Jokul

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Jonakur

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jotun

A giant: a race of giants. Occasionally called jotun, jotnar, jotnar, jotunn, jotunn, thurses, thurses, Thursir, female-gygr, female-gygr, plurjotnar or plurjotnar.

Jotunheim

The land of the giants. On occassion, identified as Jotunheim, Jotunheimr or Jotunheimr.

jotunmodi

The anger of the giants. In some accounts, called jotunmodi.

Juterna-jesta

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Kalegras

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Kara

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Kari

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Karl

Son of Amma by Heimdall. Husband of Snor. Heimdall, visiting earth at Riger, fathered Karl on Amma. He married Snor, founding the class of husbandmen. In some accounts, referred to as Karl, Churl or Churl.

Karlafberg

A name for Odin as 'man of the mountain'. In some references, known as Karlafberg.

Karr

A dead warrior. The ghost of this warrior was haunting the area so Grettir opened the tomb, removed the treasure and cut off Karr's head. At times, identified as Karr.

Kasdeya

A demon which appears as a calf. In some accounts, called Kasdeya.

kenningar

The metaphorical language of the skalds used to describe gods etc. Sometimes known as kenningar.

Kerlaug

A meeting-place of the gods near Urda's well. In some accounts, two rivers of the dead. Known as Kerlaug, Kerlaung, Kerlaung, Kerlogar, Kerlogar, Kormt, Kormt or Kormet.

Ketill

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Ketilrid

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kili

One of the dwarfs. Occasionally called kili.

King of Lidskialf

A title of Odin. Also commonly referred to as King of Lidskialf, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Knefrud

A servant of Atli. He was killed in the fight that ensued when Atli ambushed Gunnar's party. Referred to as Knefrud, Wingi or Wingi.

Kol

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Koll

Owner of the sword Grey-steel. Also identified as Koll, Koll the Thrall or Koll the Thrall.

Konur

Son of Jarl and Erna. Grandson of Heimdall. He became the first king of Denmark. Occasionally called Konur.

Kormak

A 9th C. Poet and warrior. He was the owner of a sword which had a little snake living under the hilt. In some accounts, called Kormak.

Kormt

A river in Asgard. In some accounts, one of the twelve rivers of the dead. At times, called Kormt, Kerlaug, Kerlaug, Kerlaung, Kerlogar, Kormet or Kormet.

Krakama

The death-song of Sigurd. In some accounts, called Krakama.

Krake

The name given to Aslaug when she was working as a slave to the couple who raised her. Also known as Krake, Aslaug, Aslaug, Aslog, 'crow' or Heimer.

Kvasir

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Laeding

A chain. This was the first chain used in an attempt to restrain the wolf Fenris and from which he easily broke free. At times, identified as Laeding, Leding or Leding.

Laerad

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Landvaettir

Guardian spirits of the land. At times, known as Landvaettir.

Landvidi

The palace of Vidar. Occasionally called Landvidi, Landvide, Landvide, Landvith or Landvith.

Laufeia

A giantess. Mother of Loki by Farbauti, some say. Occasionally called Laufeia, Laufey, Laufey, Nal or Nal.

Laugardag

Saturday, a day honouring Loki. At times, identified as Laugardag.

Leipter

The river of oaths. A river in Niflheim, one of the 12 rivers. Known as Elivagar. Also known as Leipter, Leiptar, Leiptar, Greek Styx, Greek Styx, Hubur, Khubur, Mani-Mani or River of Three Roads.

Lessoe

An island. The home of Aegir. Sometimes known as Lessoe.

Lettfeti

A horse of the gods. Known as Lettfeti, Lightfoot or Lightfoot.

Liebgart

The name taken by Sidrat when she. Became a Christian. In some references, referred to as Liebgart, Sidrat or Sidrat.

Liefneis Flames

A drink. Odin gave this drink to the hero Hadding to give him great strength and courage. On occassion, referred to as Liefneis Flames.

Lif

Wife of Lifdrasir. She and her husband hid in Hoddminir's Holt and survived the final battle of Ragnarok to repopulate the earth. In some references, called Lif, Mogdrasir, Mogdrasir, Mogthraser or Mogthraser.

Lifdrasir

Husband of Lif. He and his wife hid in Hoddminir's Holt and survived the final battle of Ragnarok to repopulate the earth. Sometimes known as Lifdrasir, Lifthrasir or Lifthrasir.

Life-taker

The sword of Kari. At times, referred to as Life-taker.

Lindolt

A warrior serving with Dietrich. Von Bern. He was one of the party captured by Ermenrich. Also called Lindolt.

Lindwurm

A dragon killed by Siegfried. Sometimes called Lindwurm.

Liosalfar

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Liosalfheim

Home of the Light Elves: land of the righteous. Referred to as Liosalfheim, Alfheim, Alfheim, Alfheimr, Elfhame, Elfheim, Nibelheim, Ljosalfaheim or Svartalfheim.

Lit

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Lodgerda

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Lodur

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Lofn

An attendant of Frigga. Her function was to smooth the path of lovers. She conveyed the permission of the gods for mortals to marry. Also known as Lofn.

Logi

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Loki

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Loljersker

Invisible spirits living in woodlands. On occassion, identified as Loljersker, Lundjungfrur or Lundjungfrur.

Longbeard

father of Wayfarer In some lore, occasionally referred to as Longbeard.

Longinus

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Lorride

Son of Thor and Sif. Brother of Thrud. Also known as Lorride, Loridi or Loridi.

Lovar

A tribe of dwarfs. Called Lovar.

Lyfir

Heimdall as a mortal sent to protect. Hadding in battle. Sometimes called Lyfir, Heimdall, Heimdall, Er, Hallinskide, Hallinskidi, Hama, Heimdal, Heimdallr, Mardall, Saxnot, Vindlir, White God, Er, Gullintani, Heimdellinger, Hermin, Irmin, Rati, Rig(er), Saxon Saxsnot, Cheru, Rati or Riger.

Lygni

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Lymdale

The home of Brunhild, some say. In some references, called Lymdale.

Lyngvi

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Lytir

A name of Frey in Sweden. Identified as Lytir, Frey, Frey, Freir, Freyr, Veraldargod, Fricco, Fridleef, Frikka, Ing, Ingumar-Frey, 'lord', German Fro, Lapp Verelden-Olmei, Swedish Ingvi-Frey, Sviagodh or Frodi.

Machorell

A king of Syria. Father of Sidrat. Sometimes identified as Machorell.

Magni

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Managarm

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Mani

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Mannigfual

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mara

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Mead of Inspiration

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Megingiord

The magic belt of Thor which gave him increased strength when he wore it. In some accounts, called Megingiord, Megingjardir, Megingjardir, Meginjardir, Meginjardir, Megin(g)jardir or Megin(g)jardir.

Menglod

A form of Freya. She was rescued from the hands of Fiolsvid by Svipdag who took her back to Asgard and married her. Referred to as Menglod, Freya, Freya, Frea, Freia, Freyia, Freyja, Fri, Fria, Frija, Gefn, Goda, Horn, Mardal, Mardel, Mardell, Mardoll, Moertholl, Thrung, Valfreya, Vanabride, Vanadis, Vanbride, White Goddess, Fri(a), Gollveig Gondul, 'lady', Mardel(l), Menglad, Mengloth, Odsmaer, Syr, Van(a)bride, White Goddess, German Frigga, Ostara, Saxon Eastre or Swedish Skialf.

Menia

A giantess. Daughter of Greip, some say. She and her sister Fenia were bought by Frodi as slaves to work his magic grindstone, Grotte. Known as Menia, Menge, Menge, Menja or Menja.

Midgard

Middle-earth, home of the first humans. Midgard Serpent. Also commonly referred to as Midgard, Mana-heim, Mana-heim, Manaheim, Manaheim, Mannheim, Mannheim, Midgaard, Midgaard, Midgardr, Midgardr, Midgarthr, Midgarthr, Mitgard, Mitgard, Mann(a)heim, Mann(a)heim, Iormungandr, Iormungandr, Iormungand, Iormungard, Jormungand, Jormungandr, Jormungard, Midgardsormen, Midgardsormr, Mitgardsormen, Mithgarthsormr, World Serpent, Jormungand(r), Mithgardsormr or World serpent.

Mimameith

A name for Yggdrasil as the Tree of Mimir. Also known as Mimameith, Mimameid, Mimameid, Yggdrasil, Mimameithr, Mimameithr, Mimameid(er) or Mimameid(er).

Miming

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Mimingus

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Mimir

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Mimisbrunnr

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Mioduitnir

One of the dwarfs. Sometimes referred to as Mioduitnir, Mjoduitnir or Mjoduitnir.

Miolnir

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Mist

One of the Valkyries. In some accounts, known as Mist.

Mistillteinn

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Mjotudr-inn

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Modgud

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Modi

Son of Thor by Iarnsaxa. Brother of Magni. He and his brother survived Ragnarok. In some references, known as Modi, 'courage' or 'courage'.

Modir

Wife of Fadir. Mother of Jarl. She bore Jarl to Heimdall when he visited earth as Riger. Sometimes identified as Modir, 'mother', 'mother', Amona, Atira, Maia, mumy or Uma.

Modolf

One of the men with Flosi when they. Killed the Njalssons and burnt their. House. On occassion, known as Modolf.

Modsognir

Mime (or Mimir) as king of the dwarfs. Occasionally identified as Modsognir, Mime, Mime, Mimi, Mimir, Mimi(r) or Norse Regin.

Moin

A dwarf. Son of Grafvitnir. Brother of Goin. In some references, identified as Moin, Moinn or Moinn.

Mokerkialfi

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Mollsognir

The first dwarf to be made. Also identified as Mollsognir.

Moss Maidens

Wood nymphs hunted by the Wild Hunt. Also referred to as Moss Maidens.

mountain giants

Enemies of the gods. Occasionally known as mountain giants, giants-Norse, giants-Norse or Ice-giants.

Mundilfoeri

A giant. Father of Mani and Sol. In some lore, occasionally called Mundilfoeri, Mundilfare, Mundilfare, Mundilfari, Mundilfari, Mundilfore, Mundilfore, Nubdilfaeri or Nubdilfaeri.

Munin

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Muspel

The Fire Giants. Sons of Surtur. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Muspel, Muspell or Muspell.

Muspelheim

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Mysinger

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Na-gates

Gates leading from Niflheim to Helheim. It is said that those who pass through these gates die for the second time. At times, identified as Na-gates.

Naglfari

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Nain

The dwarf of death or his realm. On occassion, identified as Nain.

Nal

A name for Laufeia as 'pine needle', a reference to her thin body. Also identified as Nal, Laufeia, Laufeia or Laufey.

Nali

One of the dwarfs. At times, called Nali.

Nanna

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Nar

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Narve

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Nastrond

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Natt

A giantess. Called Natt.

Nehallenia

A goddess of plenty, guardian of sailors. Identified as Nehallenia, Nehalennia or Nehalennia.

Nerthus

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Nibelung

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Nibelungen

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Nida

The site of the heavenly hall. Reserved for dwarfs. In some lore, occasionally called Nida.

Nidavellir

The realm of the dwarfs. On occassion, known as Nidavellir.

Nidhogg

A monster in the form of a dragon or serpent which gnawed at the roots of Yggdrasil and fed on corpses. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Nidhogg, Nidhoggr, Nidhoggr, Nidhug, Nidhug, Nithoggr, Nithoggr, snake, snake, Naga, Rainbow Snake, White Snake of Hangchow, Niddhoggr or Niddhoggr.

Nidud

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Niflheim

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Niflhel

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Nine Worlds

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Niord

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Niorfe

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Nip

Father (some say mother) of Nanna. Occasionally identified as Nip, Nef, Nef or Nip.

Nipingr

One of the dwarfs. Known as Nipingr.

Nisse god-dreng

A domestic fairy. Occasionally called Nisse god-dreng.

Nitger

The lord of Castle Muter. He captured Dietrich von Bern and held him in Castle Muter until Hildebrand led a force to his rescue. In some references, referred to as Nitger.

nix

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Njal

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Noatun

The home of the wind-god Niord. In some lore, occasionally identified as Noatun.

Nordri

One of the 4 dwarfs supporting. The sky (North). Occasionally identified as Nordri, Nordre or Nordre.

Nori

One of the dwarfs. In some references, referred to as Nori.

Nornagesta

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Norns

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Norori

One of the dwarfs. In some lore, occasionally known as Norori.

Norvi

A giant. Father of Nott. Referred to as Norvi, Nor, Nor, Norve or Norve.

Nothung

Sigmund's sword. Sometimes known as Nothung, Balmung, Balmung or Gram.

Nott

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Nyi

One of the dwarfs. Occasionally called Nyi.

Nyr

One of the dwarfs. Also known as Nyr.

Nyradr

One of the dwarfs. Sometimes referred to as Nyradr.

Od-hroerir

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Odainsakar

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Odd

A hero. In some references, referred to as Odd.

Odin

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Odin's Tree

Yggdrasil: a name for the gallows. In some accounts, identified as Odin's Tree.

Odin's Wagon

The wind. Sometimes called Odin's Wagon, Great Bear, Great Bear, Arthur's Wain, Big Dipper, Bushel, Charles' Wain, Dipper, The, Harrow, Himmel Wagon, Karl's Wagon, Mishe-Mokwa, Plough, The, Ploughing Oxen, Ursa Major, Wagoner, Wain Harrow, The (Big) Dipper, The Plough or The Wagoner.

Odsmaer

A name for Freya as the wife of Odur (Od). At times, called Odsmaer, Freya, Freya, Frea, Freia, Freyia, Freyja, Fri, Fria, Frija, Gefn, Goda, Horn, Mardal, Mardel, Mardell, Mardoll, Moertholl, Thrung, Valfreya, Vanabride, Vanadis, Vanbride, White Goddess, Fri(a), Gollveig Gondul, 'lady', Mardel(l), Menglad, Menglod, Mengloth, Syr, Van(a)bride, White Goddess, German Frigga, Ostara, Saxon Eastre or Swedish Skialf.

Odur

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Ofrir

A name of Odin as a snake. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Ofrir, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Svafnir, Svafnir, Svafnir or Svafnir.

Oinn

One of the dwarfs. At times, identified as Oinn.

Oke Hede

In the lore of the Mandan, one of the first pair of twins. Also commonly known as Oke Hede.

Okolnur

The region without frosts in which the heavenly hall, Brimer, was situated. On occassion, identified as Okolnur, Okolner or Okolner.

Olaf

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Olave

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Olof

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Olrun

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Omi

A name for Odin as 'the noisy one'. Occasionally known as Omi, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Ondurass

A name for Uller as a ski-god. In some references, called Ondurass, Uller, Uller, Bogass, Idazzlei, Oller(us), Skialdarass, Ullerus, Ull(r), Veidiass, Anglo-Saxon Vulder, Wulder, German Holder or Holler.

One-eyed

A name for Odin. Also identified as One-eyed, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Ope

A demon of torture. Occasionally known as Ope.

Ori

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Orlog

The primordial universal law: fate. Occasionally referred to as Orlog.

Ormt

A river in Asgard or, some say, Niflheim. Also known as Ormt, Ormet or Ormet.

Ortrun

Daughter of Ludwig and Gerlinda. Sister of Hartmut. Second wife of Siegfried. Occasionally called Ortrun.

Orvandil

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Orvar-Odds Saga

The story of the travels and adventures of the hero, Odd. At times, called Orvar-Odds Saga.

Oska-stein

The stone which gave Odin his power as grantor of wishes. Occasionally called Oska-stein.

Oski

Odin as 'grantor of wishes'. Also commonly identified as Oski, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Osci or Osci.

Othere

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Ottar

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Otter

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Perideus

A giant. He killed the Lombard king, Alboin, at the behest of the queen, Rosamund, who had been ill-treated by her husband. On occassion, identified as Perideus.

Phol

A horse of Odin, in some accounts. Also commonly known as Phol, Vol, Vol, Phol or Volla.

Pilgrim

A bishop. Brother of Ute. Identified as Pilgrim.

Plegrus

A lover of Blenzibly. In the Icelandic version of the story of Tristram and Isolde, he was killed by Kalegras who became Blenzibly's lover, fathering Tristram. Occasionally called Plegrus.

Puki

A mischievous spirit. Occasionally referred to as Puki, puge, puge, puk, puki, Puke, Puke, Pukje, Pukje, English puck, English puck, pwca, Irish phooka, Irish phooka, puck, Welsh pwca, Welsh pwca, phooka or puck.

Quern-biter

The sword of Thoralf Skolinson. Also referred to as Quern-biter.

Radsuithr

One of the dwarfs. In some accounts, identified as Radsuithr.

Rafnagug

A name for Odin as a raven-god. Occasionally referred to as Rafnagug.

Ragnar Lodbrok

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Ragnarok

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Ragnhild

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Ran

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Randwer

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Rannweig

Wife of Bjarni. In some accounts, referred to as Rannweig.

Ratatosk

The squirrel living in Yggdrasil. At times, called Ratatosk, Ratatoskr or Ratatoskr.

Rati

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Regin

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Reidartyr

A name for Thos as 'riding god'. Identified as Reidartyr, Reidityr, Reidityr, Thor, Thor, Akethor, Hurler, Red Beard, sacred plants, Ake-Thor, Aku-Thor, Atli, Hercules Barbatus, Hlorridi, Oku-Thor, Thunderer, Vingthor, Anglo-Saxon Thunor, German Dietrich, Donar, LappHoragalles, Norman Thur, Saxon Thuna(e)r, ThunorSlav Perenu, Hafra-drottin or Valdi Kjola.

Rerir

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Riger

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Rigsthula

A poem in the Elder Edda, the story of Heimdall's visit to earth as Riger. In some references, known as Rigsthula, Discourse of Rig, Discourse of Rig, Lay of Rig, Lay of Rig, Rigspula, Rigspula, Rispula or Rispula.

Rinda

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Ring

Son of Viking and Hunvor. When Hunvor died, Viking put Ring into the care of a foster-mother and married again. Also known as Ring, Sigurd, Sigurd, Hringr, Ring or Sigird.

Ring of Power

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Ringhorn

Balder's ship on which his funeral. Pyre was built. Identified as Ringhorn, Hringhorn, Hringhorn, Hringhornr, Hringhornr, Hringhorn(i) or Hringhorn(i).

robin

The bird of Odin. In some lore, occasionally called robin, Red Champion, Red Champion, Robin, Witch God, Robin, redbreast, redbreast or robin.

Rodingeiir

The name used for Rudiger in Thidrekssaga. At times, known as Rodingeiir.

Rogenwald

Son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Aslaug. Brother of Biorn, Hvitserk, Ivar and Sigurd. He was killed when on a Viking raid with his four brothers. Also identified as Rogenwald.

Rognvald

A 12th C. Poet-hero. Earl of Orkney. Sometimes referred to as Rognvald, Rognvaldr or Rognvaldr.

Rollo

A giant. Some say he took a band of his followers to settle in what is now Normandy. On occassion, identified as Rollo, Rolf Ganger or Rolf Ganger.

Rorik

Son of Hrodgar and Wealtheow. Brother of Freawaru. Occasionally referred to as Rorik.

Roskva

A servant of Thor. Daughter of Egil. Sister of Thialfi. She accompanied her brother, Thialfi, when he went with Thor and Loki to Jotunheim. Known as Roskva, Roskra or Roskra.

Rossthiof

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Rosterus

A name assumed by Odin, as a craftsman, when he wooed. Rinda. Also commonly identified as Rosterus, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Rota

A Valkyrie. At times, identified as Rota.

Rudiger

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Rumolt

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rune

A magic inscription. In some references, called rune.

Saegir

A bucket. This is the bucket in which Hiuki and Bil were carrying song-mead when they were captured by the moon-god, Mani. In some references, known as Saegir, Saegr or Saegr.

Saehrimnir

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Saeming

A king of Norway. Son of Odin by Skadi. On occassion, identified as Saeming, Seming or Seming.

Saemund Sigfusson

A Christian priest. He is said by some to have collected the works that make up the Elder Edda. Sometimes known as Saemund Sigfusson, (d 1133) or (d 1133).

Saetur

A deity envisaged as an old man. Occasionally known as Saetur.

Saga

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saga

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Sceaf

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schamir

A magic stone said to make the holder invisible. Also called schamir.

Scharpfe

Son of Etzel by his first wife. Brother of Porte. Also commonly referred to as Scharpfe.

Schilbung

Brother of Nibelung. He quarrelled with his brother over sharing their father's estate; both were killed by Siegfried. On occassion, identified as Schilbung.

Scyld

In some accounts, the same as Sceaf; in others, his son. In some accounts, identified as Scyld, Sceaf, Sceaf, Scef, Scefing, Skeaf, Skidd, Skiddr, Skiold, Skjold, Scef(ing), Skidd(r) or Stigarde.

seid

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seidhkoma

Female magicians. In some accounts, referred to as seidhkoma.

seidhmadr

Male magicians. Also known as seidhmadr.

Senjemand

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Senta

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Sessrymnir

The palace of Freya in Folkvang. It was to this palace that Freya took her share of the warriors slain in battle. In some lore, occasionally known as Sessrymnir, Sessrumnir, Sessrumnir, Sessymir or Sessymir.

Sheen

A name for the moon. In some accounts, referred to as Sheen.

Siarr

One of the dwarfs. Sometimes referred to as Siarr, Sjarr or Sjarr.

Sibich

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Sibyl

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Sidfodr

Odin as god of victories. In some lore, occasionally identified as Sidfodr, Sidfodir, Sidfodir, Sigtyr, Sigtyr, Odin or Sygtyr.

Sidhottr

A name for Odin referring to his. Broad hat. In some references, identified as Sidhottr, Breit Hut, Breit Hut, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Breit-hut or Breit-hut.

Siegdrifa

A name for Brunhild as bringer of victory. Sometimes known as Siegdrifa, Brunhild, Brunhild, Brunhilda, Brunhilde, Brynhild, Brynhildr, Victory-wafter, Bruhilda, Brynhild(r), Victorywafter, Sigdrifa, Sigdrifa, Sigrdrifa or Sigrdrifa.

Sieglinde

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Sif

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Sifka

A usurper. In Thidrekssaga, he seized power after the death of Erminrik but was defeated by Thidrek. Sometimes referred to as Sifka.

Sigar

A king of Denmark. Father of Signy. When Hagbard, Signy's lover, killed Sigar's sons, he had Hagbard executed. At times, known as Sigar.

Sigeband

A king of Denmark. Father of Hagen. In some accounts, referred to as Sigeband.

Sigfadr

A name for Odin as 'father of victory'. Also commonly referred to as Sigfadr.

Siggeir

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Sigi

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Sigmund

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Signe

A swan-maiden. Wife of Halfdan. Occasionally known as Signe, Sigyn, Sigyn, Signe, Signy, Siguna or Signy.

Signy

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Sigrun

A Valkyrie. Daughter of Hogni, some say. She was said to be Svava re-born. She was herself re-born as the Valkyrie, Kara. Also called Sigrun, Kara, Kara or Svava.

Sigtuna

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Sigtyr

A name of Odin as god of victory. Sometimes referred to as Sigtyr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Sidfodr, Sidfodr or Sidfodir.

Sigurd

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Sigurd Ring

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Sigurd the Snake-eyed

Son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Aslaug. He was fostered with the pirate, Hastings, who taught him the arts of war. Also commonly referred to as Sigurd the Snake-eyed.

Sigyn

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Silkisif

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Silvertop

A horse of the gods. Also called Silvertop, Silfrintoppr or Silfrintoppr.

simul

A pole or yoke. This is the pole used by Hiuki and Bil for carrying the bucket, Saegir. In some accounts, referred to as simul.

Sin

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Sindri

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Sindur

A giantess. She was one of the nine wave-maidens said to have simultaneously given birth to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. Known as Sindur.

Sinfiotli

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Sini

A horse of the gods. Also called Sini, Symir or Symir.

Sinmora

Wife of Sutur. She owned the sword which could kill the cock Gullinkambi. At times, referred to as Sinmora.

Sinthgunt

Brother of Sunna. Also commonly known as Sinthgunt.

Siofn

A goddess of love, attendant on Frigga. In some lore, occasionally known as Siofn, Sjofn, Sjofn, Sjofna, Sjofna, Sjofn(a) or Sjofn(a).

Sith

The second wife of Egil or Orvandel. Mother of Uller. Also commonly called Sith.

Siward

A hero-warrior. Odin healed his wounds in return for the dedication of the slain to the gods. In some accounts, identified as Siward.

Skadi

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skald

A bard. The skalds were the authors of the Eddas. Also known as skald, scald or scald.

Skaldskaparmal

Part of the Younger Edda, a book. About the skalds and their poetry. Called Skaldskaparmal, Skaldatal or Skaldatal.

Skandar

A dwarf, one of the Lovar. At times, known as Skandar.

Skarp-Hedin

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Skegg-Brodi

Son of Thorstein. He grew up to become an even greater hero than his father. In some references, identified as Skegg-Brodi.

Skialdarass

A name for Uller as shield-god. In some lore, occasionally called Skialdarass, Skjaldarass, Skjaldarass, Uller, Uller, Bogass, Idazzlei, Oller(us), Ondurass, Ullerus, Ull(r), Veidiass, Anglo-Saxon Vulder, Wulder, German Holder or Holler.

Skialdmeyjar

Shield-maidens: Valkyries. In some references, referred to as Skialdmeyjar, Skjaldmeyjar, Skjaldmeyjar or Valkyries.

Skialf

Wife of Agni. A name of Freya in Sweden. She killed her husband with her necklace. Occasionally referred to as Skialf.

Skidbladnir

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Skidbrim

A horse of the gods. Occasionally called Skidbrim, Skeidbrimnir or Skeidbrimnir.

Skidskegg

A name for Odin referring to his. Long beard. Also commonly known as Skidskegg, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Skinfaxi

A horse drawing the chariot of Dag, god of daylight. In some references, called Skinfaxi.

Skirflir

A dwarf, one of the Lovar. In some references, known as Skirflir.

Skirnir

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Skirnis-For

A story in the Elder Edda. About the wooing of Gerda by Skirnir. At times, referred to as Skirnis-For, Quest of Skirnir or Quest of Skirnir.

Skjolding

A deity. A descendant of Odin's son, Skjold (Sceaf). Known as Skjolding, Skiolding or Skiolding.

Skofnung

The magic sword of the Danish king, Hrolf Krakki. In some accounts, called Skofnung.

skogsfru

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Skogul

One of the Valkyries. In some lore, occasionally known as Skogul.

Skoll

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Skrymir

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Skrymsli

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Skuld

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Slagfinn

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Sleep-joy

A name for night. Also referred to as Sleep-joy.

Sleetcold

The palace of Hel. Also referred to as Sleetcold.

Sleipnir

The eight-legged horse of Odin. Offspring of Loki and Svadilfare. In some accounts, this animal had only one eye. Sometimes identified as Sleipnir.

Slid

A river in Niflheim filled with swords, one of the 12 rivers known. As Elivagar. In some accounts, referred to as Slid, Slith or Slith.

Slidrugtanni

One of the 2 boars that drew. Frey's chariot. In some accounts, this animal is the same as Gullinbursti. At times, identified as Slidrugtanni, Gullinbursti, Gullinbursti or Gollinbursti.

Snoer

A god of snow. A Frost giant. Son of Thrym. Brother of Drifta, Frosti and Jokul. Occasionally known as Snoer, Snaer or Snaer.

Snor

Wife of Karl. She and Kane were regarded as the founders of the class of husbandmen. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Snor.

Snorri Sturluson

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Snotra

The goddess of virtue, attendant on Frigga. At times, called Snotra.

Sokvabek

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Sol

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Solarljod

A Christianised poem in the Elder Edda. Sometimes identified as Solarljod, Song of the Sun or Song of the Sun.

Soley

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Son

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Sons of Bor

The gods Odin, Ve and Vili who killed Ymir and built the world. From his body. Called Sons of Bor.

Sorli

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Soté

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spadisir

Wise women: witches: spae-wives: a description of the Norns. Sometimes identified as spadisir, disir, disir, Dis, dises, Giptes, Hagedises, idises, Idisi, talar-disir, vala, giptes, hagedises, (i)dises, idisi, singdis, vala, spakonur, spakonur, volur, volur, volva, volva, vol(v)a, vol(v)a or vala.

Starkader

An eight-handed warrior. He was a favourite of Odin and was given the gift of poetry. In some references, referred to as Starkader, Hrossharsgrani, Hrossharsgrani, Starkad, Starkad, Starkadr, Starkadr, Starkath, Starkath, Starkathr, Starkathr, Starkad(r), Starkad(r), Starkath(r) or Starkath(r).

Steingud

A woman due to be born after Ragnarok as the progenitor of a new race. Identified as Steingud.

Stigarde

A name for Sceaf in some stories. Occasionally identified as Stigarde, Sceaf, Sceaf, Scef, Scefing, Skeaf, Skidd, Skiddr, Skiold, Skjold, Scef(ing), Scyld or Skidd(r).

Stybjorn

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Sudri

One of the 4 dwarfs supporting. The sky (south). Also commonly known as Sudri.

sumars blot

Spring sacrifices to the gods. Sometimes known as sumars blot.

Summa

A sun-goddess. Sister of Nanna. At times, known as Summa.

Sunna

A sun-goddess. A name for Sol, in some accounts. Sister of Sinthgimt and Nanna. On occassion, referred to as Sunna.

Surtur

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Suttung

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Svadilfare

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Svafnir

A name of Odin as a snake. Occasionally known as Svafnir, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Ofrir, Ofrir or Ofrir.

Svalin

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Svanhit

A maiden loved by both Hromond and Balder. Also commonly referred to as Svanhit.

Svanhvit

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Svartalfheim

The home of the Black elves: the underground home of the dwarfs. Sometimes identified as Svartalfheim, Alfheim, Alfheim, Alfheimr, Elfhame, Elfheim, Liosalfheim, Nibelheim, Ljosalfaheim, Svarrtheim, Svarrtheim, Svartalfaheim, Svartalfaheim, Svartheim or Svartheim.

Svasud

A mild and lovely god. A benevolent giant. Father of Summer. On occassion, called Svasud, Svathuthr, Svathuthr, Svathusr or Svathusr.

Svaul

A river of Niflheim, one of the 12. Rivers known as Elivagar. In some lore, occasionally called Svaul, Svalk or Svalk.

Svava

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Svegdir

A man immured in a stone. A dwarf told him that he would find Odin inside a stone. He entered and was never seen again. On occassion, called Svegdir.

Sveinn

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Sviagodh

A name of Frey in Sweden. Also commonly identified as Sviagodh, Frey, Frey, Freir, Freyr, Veraldargod, Fricco, Fridleef, Frikka, Ing, Ingumar-Frey, 'lord', German Fro, Lapp Verelden-Olmei, Swedish Ingvi-Frey, Lytir or Frodi.

Svipdag

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Svithiod

A home of Odin and deified heroes, some say. On occassion, known as Svithiod.

swan-maiden

A Valkyrie: a girl who can change into a swan. At times, known as swan-maiden.

Swanhild

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Sword Age

One of the 4 ages referred to in the Eddas. At times, known as Sword Age.

Sword of Need

Sigmund's sword, Gram. Occasionally called Sword of Need, Gram, Gram, Balmung, Gran, sword or Wrath.

Sylgyl

A river of Niflheim, one of the 12. Rivers known as Elivagar. Occasionally identified as Sylgyl.

Syr

A name of Freya as 'sow'. In some accounts, identified as Syr, Freya, Freya, Frea, Freia, Freyia, Freyja, Fri, Fria, Frija, Gefn, Goda, Horn, Mardal, Mardel, Mardell, Mardoll, Moertholl, Thrung, Valfreya, Vanabride, Vanadis, Vanbride, White Goddess, Fri(a), Gollveig Gondul, 'lady', Mardel(l), Menglad, Menglod, Mengloth, Odsmaer, Van(a)bride, White Goddess, German Frigga, Ostara, Saxon Eastre or Swedish Skialf.

talar-disir

Evil spirits: a description used for the Norns. Sometimes called talar-disir, disir, disir, Dis, dises, Giptes, Hagedises, idises, Idisi, spadisir, vala, giptes, hagedises, (i)dises, idisi, singdis or vala.

Tanngniostr

One of the goats pulling Thor's chariot. At times, referred to as Tanngniostr, Tanngnjiostr, Tanngnjiostr, Toothcracker, Toothcracker, Toothgrinder, Toothgrinder, Tanngnjostr or Tanngnjostr.

Tanngrisnr

One of the goats pulling Thor's chariot. Occasionally referred to as Tanngrisnr, Toothgnasher or Toothgnasher.

Tarnhelm

The Helmet of Invisibility. At times, known as Tarnhelm, Helmet of Invisibility, Helmet of Invisibility, Aegis, Helmet of Dread, Aegis, Oegishialm, Tarnkappe, Tarnkappe, Cap of Invisibility, Hel-kappe, Hel Keplein, Nebelkappe, Tarnhut or Nebelkappe Tarnhut.

Tarnkappe

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Tarol

A giant. Also commonly identified as Tarol.

tervils

Evil demons with the gift of prophecy. Occasionally referred to as tervils.

Thekkr

One of the dwarfs. Also commonly called Thekkr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Thether

The name of Diether in Thidrekssaga. Sometimes identified as Thether, Diether or Diether.

Thetleif

The name of Dietlieb in Thidrekssaga. In some accounts, known as Thetleif, Dietlieb, Dietlieb or Dietliep.

Thialfi

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Thiassi

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Thidrandi

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Thidrek

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Thidrekssaga

A version of the Nibelungenlied. With added material. On occassion, known as Thidrekssaga.

Thjoldolf

Author of the Ynglingatal. Sometimes called Thjoldolf.

Thok

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Thor

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Thora

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Thoralf Skolinson

Owner of the sword Quern-biter. Also referred to as Thoralf Skolinson.

Thorarin

Father of Thorstein. Also known as Thorarin.

Thorbjorg

Wife of Holmkell. Mother of Ketelrid. Also commonly known as Thorbjorg.

Thord

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Thord Freysgodi

A priest of Frey. Occasionally referred to as Thord Freysgodi, Thord Freysgothi or Thord Freysgothi.

Thordis

A man who sacrificed a bull to the Light Elves to heal his wounds. At times, identified as Thordis.

Thorer

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Thorgerd

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Thorgrim

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Thorhall

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Thorhalla

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Thorhild

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Thorin

One of the dwarfs. Occasionally called Thorin.

Thorir

An earl. Father of Olof. Also referred to as Thorir.

Thorkel

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Thorleif

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Thorn of Sleep

Odin's magic thorn which could induce sleep without aging or loss of beauty. Sometimes identified as Thorn of Sleep.

Thorod

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Thorstein

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Thorsten

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Thorvald

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Thorvaror

A physician. In the story of the feud between Bjarni and Thorkel, Thorvaror, who was Bjarni's doctor, also treated Thorkel when they were both wounded. In some accounts, known as Thorvaror.

Thrain

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Thrall

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Thridi

One of 3 mysterious deities visited. By Gylfi, probably a manifestation of Odin. On occassion, called Thridi, Third Person, Third Person, Thride or Thride.

Thrivaldi

A nine-headed giant killed by Thor. At times, referred to as Thrivaldi.

Thror

One of the dwarfs. In some accounts, referred to as Thror, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Thrud

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Thrudgelmir

A six-headed giant. Son of Ymir. Father of Bergelmir. He was the offspring of the first giant, Ymir, produced from the sweat of his feet. In some lore, occasionally known as Thrudgelmir.

Thrudheim

The realm of Thor, site of his Palace Bilskirnir. At times, known as Thrudheim, Thrudvang, Thrudvang, Thrudvangar, Thrudvangar, Thrudvarg, Thrudvarg, Thruthheim, Thruthheim, Thrudvan(gar) or Thrudvan(gar).

Thrudur

One of the Valkyries. Also referred to as Thrudur, Thrudr, Thrudr or Odin.

Thrurrin

One of the dwarfs. Also called Thrurrin.

Thrym

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Thrymheim

A forest glade, home of giants to which Iduna was abducted. Referred to as Thrymheim, Thursar or Thursar.

Thulr

A river in Niflheim, one of the 12 rivers known as Elivagar. Called Thulr.

Thund

A river which runs round. The grove, Glasir, site of Valhalla. In some references, known as Thund.

Thursir

A name for the giants. These beings were envisaged as very hairy and with large ears. Sometimes known as Thursir, Thurses, Thurses or jotun.

Thviti

The boulder sunk into the ground on the island of Lyngvi to which Fenris was forever bound. Occasionally identified as Thviti, Giall, Giall, Giol(l), Gjol(l) or Gyoli.

Thyr

Wife of Thrall. She and Thrall are regarded as the founders of the class of thralls or serfs. In some accounts, known as Thyr.

Toki

A famous archer. Referred to as Toki.

Tope

A torture-demon. Sometimes identified as Tope, stupa, stupa, caitya, dagaba, dagoba, pagoda, tope, tope or Pali thupa.

Torge

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Trausti

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Tree maidens

Elves living in the trees and woods. On occassion, referred to as Tree maidens, Wood Maidens, Wood Maidens, Tree Maidens, Wood maidens or Wood maidens.

Tristran and Isodd

An Icelandic version of the story of Tristram and Isolde. Also called Tristran and Isodd.

Tyr

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Tyrfing

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Ubbe

Son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Aslaug and brother of Ivar, some say. Also identified as Ubbe.

Ulfrun

A giantess. Daughter of Aegir and Ran. One of the nine wave-maidens said simultaneously to have given birth to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. Sometimes referred to as Ulfrun.

Uller

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undine

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Upsala

The home of Frey. At times, referred to as Upsala, Upsal or Upsal.

Urda

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Urdarbrunn

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Usula

A moon-goddess. In some lore, occasionally identified as Usula.

Ute

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Utgard

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Utgard-Loki

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vaettir

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Vafthruthnir

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Vafthruthnismal

The story in the Elder Edda of Vafthruthnir's contest with Odin. Also referred to as Vafthruthnismal, Lay of Vafthruthnir, Lay of Vafthruthnir, Vafthruthnis-Kvida, Vafthruthnis-Kvida, Tne Lay of Vafthruthnir or Tne Lay of Vafthruthnir.

Vagonhofde

A giant. Father of Hardgrep. Also referred to as Vagonhofde.

Vak

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vala

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Valaskialf

One of Odin's halls in Asgard. This thatched hall was built of silver. Sometimes called Valaskialf, Valaskiolf, Valaskiolf, Valaskjalf, Valaskjalf, Valaskjolf, Valaskjolf, Valhalla, Valhalla, Valhall, Valholl, Walhall, Walhalla, Walhall(a) or Hindu Amaravata.

Valdi Kyola

A name for Thor as ruler of wagons. Sometimes referred to as Valdi Kyola.

Valfodr

Odin as the god of the slain warriors in Valhalla. In some lore, occasionally identified as Valfodr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Valhalla

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Valhamr

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Vali

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Valkjosandi

A name for Odin as the one who chooses the warriors to go to Valhalla. On occassion, known as Valkjosandi, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Valkyries

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Valldemar

The name of Waldemar in Thidrekssaga. On occassion, known as Valldemar.

Valtam

Father of Vegtam. Also known as Valtam.

Valtari

The name for Walter von Wasgenstein in Thidrekssaga. At times, known as Valtari, Vaskasteini, Vaskasteini or Walther von Wasgenstein.

Vanaheim

The home of the Vanir under the earth. Or, some say, in the air and sea. Occasionally called Vanaheim, Vannheim or Vannheim.

Vanir

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Vapnfirdinga Saga

The story of the feud between the families of Helgi and Geitir. In some references, known as Vapnfirdinga Saga.

Vara

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Varns

Wolves. Offspring of Fenris and Gollweig. Their names are Hati and Skoll and, in some accounts, Managarm. In some accounts, referred to as Varns.

Vasolt

A storm-demon. On occassion, referred to as Vasolt.

Vasud

A god of icy winds. Father of Vindsual. Sometimes called Vasud.

Vatnsdoela Saga

The story of Thorstein and his. Descendants. Also commonly called Vatnsdoela Saga.

Ve

Son of Bor and Bestla. He helped his brothers Odin and Vili kill the Frost Giant, Ymir, from whose body they built the world. Also commonly called Ve, We, We, Hoenir, Hoenir, Hoener, Hoeni, Honir, Vili or Ho(e)ner.

Vedfolnir

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Vegtam

Son of Valtam. A name used by Odin when he went to Niflheim to consult Volva. About the future of his son. Balder. Sometimes called Vegtam, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, Wegtam or Wegtam.

Vegtamskvida

The story of Balder's dream of death and the subsequent events. Sometimes known as Vegtamskvida, Balder's Dream, Balder's Dream, Baldrs Drauma, Baldrs Drauma, Lay of Vegtam, Lay of Vegtam, Baldr's Drauma or Baldr's Drauma.

Veidiass

A name for Uller as god of the hunt. On occassion, identified as Veidiass, Uller, Uller, Bogass, Idazzlei, Oller(us), Ondurass, Skialdarass, Ullerus, Ull(r), Anglo-Saxon Vulder, Wulder, German Holder or Holler.

Veleda

One of the Vala, a prophetess in Roman times, who foretold the death of the general, Drusus. In some references, known as Veleda.

Veraldar-nagli

The Pole Star. Occasionally known as Veraldar-nagli.

Veratyr

A name of Odin as 'lord of all men'. Also commonly called Veratyr, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Verdandi

One of the 3 Norns - the present, being daughter of Mimir, some say. She is depicted as youthful and active. Also called Verdandi, Verthandi or Verthandi.

Viator-indefessus

A name for Odin as unwearied. Traveller. Identified as Viator-indefessus, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Yggdrasil, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud or Porun.

Vidar

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Vidga

The name for Wittich in Thidrekssaga. Also known as Vidga.

Vidgorull

A name for Odin as one who travels far. Also referred to as Vidgorull.

Vidolf

A giant living in the woods. An ancestor of witches and wizards. Also commonly identified as Vidolf, Vidolfus, Vidolfus, Vilmeth, Vilmeth, Vitholf, Vitholf, Vitolfus or Vitolfus.

Viga-Glums Saga

The story of Glum, his dispute with Thorkel and his dreams. Also referred to as Viga-Glums Saga.

Viglund

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Viglundar Saga

The story of Viglund and his family. Also called Viglundar Saga.

Vigrid

A plain, the site of the final battle. (Ragnarok) when the gods are defeated. Sometimes called Vigrid, Vigridr, Vigridr, Vigrithr or Vigrithr.

Vikarr

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Viking

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Vilcinus

Husband of Watchilt. Father of Badi. On occassion, known as Vilcinus.

Vili

Son of Bor and Bestla. He helped his brothers Odin and Ve kill the Frost Giant, Ymir, from whose body they built the world. On occassion, referred to as Vili, Wili, Wili, Hoenir, Hoenir, Hoener, Hoeni, Honir, Ve or Ho(e)ner.

Vilmeth

An ancestor of witches and wizards. Referred to as Vilmeth, Vidolf, Vidolf, Vidolfus, Vitholf or Vitolfus.

Vilmund

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Vilmundar Saga

The story of Vilmund and Soley. In some accounts, identified as Vilmundar Saga.

Vimur

In some accounts, one of the 12 rivers known as Elivagar. In some lore, occasionally known as Vimur.

Vindalfr

One of the dwarfs. Occasionally called Vindalfr.

Vindsual

An early god. Son of Vasud. Also commonly identified as Vindsual, Vindsval or Vindsval.

Vingnir

Husband of Hlora. Foster-father of Thor. On occassion, called Vingnir, Vignir or Vignir.

Vingolf

A palace, the home of the goddesses in Asgard. Also commonly identified as Vingolf.

Vingskornir

The home of Brunhild. Also called Vingskornir.

Vingthor

A name taken by Thor in honour of his foster-father, Vingnir. Sometimes called Vingthor, Thor, Thor, Akethor, Hurler, Red Beard, sacred plants, Ake-Thor, Aku-Thor, Atli, Hercules Barbatus, Hlorridi, Oku-Thor, Thunderer, Anglo-Saxon Thunor, German Dietrich, Donar, LappHoragalles, Norman Thur, Saxon Thuna(e)r, ThunorSlav Perenu, Hafra-drottin, Reidartyr or Valdi Kjola.

Viofn

A goddess, attendant on Frigga. Her function was to maintain peace among mankind. Sometimes known as Viofn, Vjofn, Vjofn, Vjofr or Vjofr.

Virgir

A dwarf, one of the Lovar. Sometimes known as Virgir, Veigur or Veigur.

Virvir

One of the dwarfs. At times, called Virvir.

Visivald

A king. Father of Gullbra, Hjarandi and Soley. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Visivald.

Vith

A river in Niflheim, one of the 12 rivers known as Elivagar. In some references, known as Vith.

Vithi

The realm of Vidar. Occasionally known as Vithi.

Vithur

One of the dwarfs. In some accounts, known as Vithur.

vitkar

Male wizards. On occassion, known as vitkar, seidberendr or seidberendr.

Vol

A fertility god. Consort of Volla. Occasionally known as Vol, Phol, Phol, Volla, Volla or Fulla.

Voli

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Volker

A wind-deity. Also commonly referred to as Volker.

Volla

A goddess. Sister of Fruwa. Consort of Vol. In some accounts she is Fulla. Others say Vol is her alternative name. Also known as Volla, Fulla, Fulla, Vola, Vol(a), Danish Habonde, German Abundia, Roman Abundantia, Vol, Vol, Phol or Phol.

Volsung

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Volsungasaga

The 13th C. Epic story of the Volsung. Family from which the Nibelungenlied and other. Stories are derived. On occassion, identified as Volsungasaga, Volsung Cycle or Volsung Cycle.

Volund

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Volundarhaus

A labyrinth. Volund was forced to build this maze when he was held captive by Nidud. In some lore, occasionally identified as Volundarhaus.

Volundarkvida

A poem in the Elder Edda, the tale of Volund and his exploits. On occassion, referred to as Volundarkvida, Lay of Volund or Lay of Volund.

Voluspa

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Volva

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Von

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Vor

A goddess of wisdom, attendant on Frigga. She knew everything that was to happen. In some versions she is the same as Vara. Sometimes referred to as Vor.

Waelcyrge

A name for the Furies. Occasionally identified as Waelcyrge.

Wanderer

A name used by Odin on some of his visits to Midgard. On occassion, identified as Wanderer, Gangrad, Gangrad, Gagurath, Gangrath, Odin, Gagnrath, Vak or Wayfarer.

Watchilt

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Wave-maidens

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Wayfarer

A name used by Odin on some of his visits to Midgard. In this role, Odin claimed to be the son of Longbeard. Sometimes called Wayfarer, Gangrad, Gangrad, Gagurath, Gangrath, Odin, Wanderer, Gagnrath or Vak.

Weisse Frauen

Spirits of women. It is said that these spirits bathe at midday and try to induce mortals to help them. Sometimes called Weisse Frauen.

Weldegg

King of East Saxony. Son of Odin. Sometimes referred to as Weldegg.

Weohstan

Father of Wiglaf. In some lore, occasionally identified as Weohstan.

Westri

One of the 4 dwarfs supporting. The sky (west). In some accounts, identified as Westri, Vestri or Vestri.

Whirling-wheel

A name for the moon. At times, known as Whirling-wheel.

Whistle-gust

A name for the wind. Sometimes referred to as Whistle-gust.

Whooper

A name for the wind. Also commonly known as Whooper.

Wicram

A giant. He helped Nitger to capture and imprison Dietrich von Bern. Also called Wicram.

wiggle-wiffit

A fabulous animal. Also identified as wiggle-wiffit.

Wind Age

One of the 4 ages referred to in the Eddas. Occasionally referred to as Wind Age.

Wolf Age

One of the 4 ages referred to in the Eddas. In some references, referred to as Wolf Age.

Wolkenthrut

One of the Valkyries. Also commonly called Wolkenthrut.

Wrath

A name for Sigmund's sword, Gram. Also commonly identified as Wrath, Gram, Gram, Balmung, Gran, sword or Sword of Need.

wren

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Wudes Heer

A storm-god. In some accounts he is the leader of the Wild Hunt. Referred to as Wudes Heer, Wode, Wode, Frau Gode, Wude, Wude, Wuentunde Her, Wuentunde Her, Wut, Wut, Wute or Wute.

Wunderer

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Wyrd

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Ydalir

The valley of yews in Asgard, home of Uller. On occassion, called Ydalir.

Ygg

A name for Odin as god of the tree Yggdrasil. Sometimes referred to as Ygg, Yggr, Yggr, Uggerus, Uggerus or Odin.

Yggdrasil

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Yingi

One of the dwarfs. At times, identified as Yingi.

Ylgr

A river in Niflheim, one of the 12 rivers. Known as Elivagar. Also commonly known as Ylgr.

Ymir

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Ynglingasaga

A story by Snorri Sturluson about the children of Yngvi who became kings of Norway. On occassion, referred to as Ynglingasaga.

Ynglingatal

A poem by Thjodolf about the children of Yngvi who became kings of Norway. Sometimes called Ynglingatal.

Yngvarr

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Yngvarssaga Vidforla

The story of Yngvarr's travels and adventures. Occasionally known as Yngvarssaga Vidforla.

Yngvi

A dwarf, one of the Lovar. Occasionally identified as Yngvi, Ingun, Ingun, Yngvi or Norse.

Younger Edda

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Yule

A festival in honour of the Aesir, January 14th. Also commonly known as Yule.
Norse Mythology