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Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas

Page: 201

Gabriel’s Hounds. Wild Hunt in England, 23; Leader of Wild Hunt, 26

Galar (gäl′ar). Kvasir slain by, 95

Gambantein (gam′ban-tīn). Wand of Hermod, 155; like Caduceus, 357

Gamla Upsala (gam′lȧ up-sä′lȧ). Odin’s, Frey’s, and Thor’s mounds near, 123

Gangler (gang′ler). Deludes Gylfi, 40

Gangrad (gang′rād). Odin as, 32

Ganymede (gan′i-mēd). Northern equivalent for story of, 353

Garm. Dog of Hel, 181; Odin passes, 199; Hel followed by, 333; Loki leads, 333; death of, 336; compared to Cerberus, 359

Gefjon (gef′yon). Gylfi visited by, 49; compared to Dido, 350

Gefn (gef′n). Same as Freya, 133

Geir Odds (gīr odz). Carving of, 183

Geirrod (gīr′rod). 1. Story of, 34–37. 2. Loki visits, 80; Thor visits, 159; Loki accompanies Thor to, 217; Greek equivalent, 348

Gelgia (gel′gyȧ). End of Fenris’s fetter, 93

Gerda (gẽr′dȧ). Wooed by Frey, 119–122; Greek counterparts of, 355

Geri (gēr′ē). Odin’s wolf, 347

German. Cheru’s sword belongs to a, 87; Langobart, a long beard in, 46; Eckhardt the mentor, 54; ideas of the origin of physical features, 231; belief in fairies, 246; epic, Nibelungenlied, 251

Germany. Wild Hunt in, 27; Odin conquers, 39; Abundantia worshipped in, 47; worship of Frigga in, 51; Easter-stones in, 55; golden age in, [56; belief in White Lady in, 57; Thor, kettle vendor in, 62; storms in, 68; Nerthus in, 112; Frey is Fro in, 126; Yule in, 124; Freya’s worship in, 132; temple in Magdeburg in, 136; Freya now a witch in, 137; Uller in, 140; the Elbe in, 194; sandhills in, 235; sacrifices to elves in, 248

Gersemi (gẽr-se-mē). Freya’s daughter, 132

Gertrude. Replaces Freya in Germany, 137

Giallar (gyäl′lar). Bridge in Niflheim, 181; Odin rides over, 199; trembling of, 209; Greek equivalent, 359

Giallar-horn. Heimdall’s trumpet, 147; last blast of the, 332; Greek equivalent, 356

Gialp (gyälp). Incantation of, 81; Thor breaks the back of, 82; wave maiden called, 146

Giants. Birth of ice, 4; gods slay the, 4; Ægis does not belong to the, 185; Hyrrokin summoned by the, 207; general account of the, 230–238; Brimer, hall of, 340

Gilling (gil′ling). Giant slain by dwarfs, 95; death of wife of, 95

Gimli (gim′lē). Not consumed in Ragnarok, 339; compared to Delphi, 361

Ginnunga-gap (gi-no͞on′gā-gap). Primeval abyss, 2; giants come to life in, 230

Gioll (gyol). Rock to which Fenris is bound, 93

Giöll (gyẽl). River boundary of Nifl-heim, 181; Hermod crosses 209; like Acheron, 359

Giuki (gi′o͞oki). Niblung king, 282; Sigurd, blood brother of sons of, 283

Giukings. Sons of Giuki, 283; Sigurd slain by, 290

Glads-heim (glädz-hīm). Twelve seats in, 18; Tyr welcomed in, 85; Vali dwells in, 165; Odin returns to, 202

Glasir (glä′sir). The golden grove of, 18

Glaumvor (gloum′vor). Second wife of Gunnar, 292

Glaur (glour). Husband of Sol, 7

Gleipnir (glīp′nir). Manufacture of, 93

Glitnir (glit′nir). Forseti’s hall, 142

Glittering Heath. Fafnir on the, 273

Glut (glo͞ot). Loki’s first wife, 218

Gna (gnä). Messenger of Frigga, 48; carries apple to Rerir, 252; compared to Iris, 349

Gnipa (gnē′pȧ). Cave in Nifl-heim, 181; Garm in, 359

Gnîtaheid (gnē′tȧ-hīd). Fafnir on, 273

Gnomes (nōmz). Same as dwarfs, 11

Goblins. Same as dwarfs, 239

Gode (gö′da). Same as Frigga, 57

Godey (go′dī). Thor’s temple at, 83

Godi (go′dē). Human sacrifices by, 86

Gold. Freya’s tears are, 132; the flame of the sea, 186

Golden Age. 12; Norns arrive after, 166; Greek equivalent for Northern, 346; Frey’s reign the, 355

Gondemar (gon′de-mar). King of the dwarfs, 242

Gothland. Thor’s temple in, 83; Sigmund leaves, 263; Ermenrich, king of, 295

Goths. Siggeir, king of the, 253; Sigmund and Sinfiotli prisoners of the, 261

Grane (grä′nā). Sigurd chooses, 270

Great Bear. Odin’s Wain, 30

Greenland. First settlement, 250

Greip (grīp). Thor breaks the back of, 82; a wave maiden called, 146

Grendel. Son of Hler, 232

Greyfell (grī′fel). Same as Grane, 270; Sigurd loads hoard on, 277; Gunnar borrows, [380]284; Sigurd rides through flames on, 284; burned with Sigurd, 290

Grid. Wife of Odin, 158; gives Vidar shoe, 159; with Vidar and Odin, 160

Grimhild (grim′hild). Queen of the Niblungs, 282; wishes Gunnar to marry, 285; gives magic potion to Gunnar, 284; to Guttorm, 288; to Gudrun, 291

Grimnir (grim′nir). Odin as, 36

Griottunagard (gryot-tū′na-gärd). The duel in, 74

Gripir (grē′pir). Stud-keeper of Elf, 269; prophecies of, 274; compared to Chiron, 362

Groa (grō′ȧ). Incantations of, 76; compared to Ceres, 352

Grotti. Magic mill, 129

Grypto (grip′to). Nun on, 233

Gudrun (gud-ro͞on′). 1. A Valkyr marries Helgi, 264; self-sacrifice of, 264. 2. Gives magic potion to Sigurd, 282; marries Sigurd, 283; Sigurd gives ring to, 286; Sigurd offers to repudiate, 287; mourning of, 288; goes to Denmark, 290; wooed by Atli, 291; Niblungs helped by, 292; slays her children, 294; revenge of, 294; sends sons to avenge Swanhild, 296; same as Ildico, 297; Greek equivalent, 364

Gull-top (gul-top). Heimdall’s steed, 149

Gullfaxi (gul-fax′ē). Hrungnir’s steed, 73; Magni receives, 76

Gullin-bursti (gul′in-bẽrs-tē). Making of, 66; Frey receives, 118; dwarfs manufacture, 242

Gullin-kambi (gul′in-kām-bē). Midgard rooster, 331

Gullintani (gul′in-tä-nē). Same as Heimdall, 149

Gundicarius (gun-di-cär′i-us). Same as Gunnar, 297

Gungnir (gung′nir). Odin’s spear, 17; made of Yggdrasil wood, 31; runes on, 34; Dvalin makes point of, 242; Odin receives, 67; Hermod throws, 154; Dag borrows, 264; Greek equivalent, 346

Gungthiof (gung′thiof). Son of Frithiof, 325

Gunlod (go͞on′lod). Mother of Bragi, 100; guardian of inspiration, 96; Odin visits, 99

Gunnar (gun′när). Son of Giuki, 282; wooing of Brunhild by, 284; Brunhild marries, 286; repentance of, 289; Brunhild burned by order of, 290; Atli asks compensation for death of the sister of, 291; courage and oath of, 292; death of, 294; same as Gundicarius, 297; Greek equivalents, 364

Guttorm (gut′torm). Son of Giuki, 282; Sigurd slain by, 288; death of, 288

Gylfi (gēl′fē). Odin welcomed by, 39; delusion of, 40; Gefjon visits, 49; Greek equivalent, 350

Gymir (gē′mir). Gerda, daughter of, 119; dwelling of, 120; Ægir same as, 188; son of Hler, 232


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