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Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas

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Hades (hā′dēz). Compared to Nifl-heim, 359; Jötunheim compared to, 353

Hagal (hag′al). Fosters Helgi, 263

Hagedises (hag′e-dis-ez). Norns called, 171

Hakon (hä′kon). Thora, daughter of, 290; marries a Valkyr, 358

Halfdan (half′dan). Friend of Viking, 299; makes friends with Njorfe, 300; Viking’s sons visit, 302; son of Belé, 304; reconciled to Frithiof, 327

Hallinskide (häl′lin-skē-de). Heimdall, same as, 150

Halogaland. Haloge and Odin reign over, 298; Viking, grandson of, 298 [381]

Haloge (hal′o-ge). Same as Loki. Reigned over Norway, 298

Ham. Witch summoned by Helgé, 312

Hamadryads. Northern equivalents, 346

Hamdir (ham′dir). Son of Gudrun, 295; death of, 296; Greek equivalent, 365

Hamelin (ham′e-lin). Story of Pied Piper of, 28; Greek equivalent, 350

Hammer. To dedicate boundaries, homes, marriages, 62; effect of, 71; the theft of the, 77; sign of the, 102

Hamond (hä′mond). Son of Sigmund, 263

Hans Von Hackelberg. Leader of Wild Hunt, 26

Har. One of the triad seen by Gylfi, 40

Harald Harfager (hār′fag-er). Norsemen driven away by, 249

Hati (hā′tē). Wolf pursuing orbs, 8; fed in Ironwood, 331; demon of darkness, 361

Hatto. Bishop of Mayence, 29

Hávamál (hav′a-mal). Code of laws and ethics, 41

Hebe (hē′bē). Compared to Valkyrs, 358

Hector. Northern equivalent, 361

Heid (hīd). Witch summoned by Helgé, 312

Heidrun (hī′dro͞on). Goat supplying mead, 13; compared to Amalthea, 347

Heim-dellinger. Same as Heimdall, 149

Heimchen (hīm′shen). Unborn children, 56

Heimdall (hīm′däl). Bifröst guarded by, 14; nine mothers of, 146; Thor advised by, 78; Idun sought by, 109; Brisinga-men saved by, 150; watch-warder of Asgard, 147–153; connected with Æsir, 158; watchfulness of, 221; Loki to be slain by, 228; horn blown by, 332; Loki fights, 335; death of, 335; Greek equivalents, 356

Heime (hī′mė). Miming, the sword of, 179

Heimskringla” (hīmz′kring-lȧ). Northern chronicle, 123

Hel. Goddess of death, 26; birth and banishment of, 218; realm of, 101; Idun’s sojourn with, 110; Uller with, 141; Skuld as, 172; the home of, 180–184; Odin visits, 199; daughter of Loki, 232; Hermod goes to, 209; couches spread by, 210; Hermod visits, 208; challenged 209; urged to release Balder, 210; Hermod leaves, 211; the bird of, 331; arrives on Vigrid, 333; army of, 334; realm burned, 336; Garm guards gate of, 359; rake of, 360

Hel-cake. Provided for Garm, 181

Hel-gate. Hermod passes, 210

Hel-shoes. For feet of dead, 181

Hel-way. Hermod journeys along the, 209

Hela. Same as Hel, 180

Helen. Northern equivalents, 365

Helferich (hel′fer-ēk). Same as Elf, 268

Helfrat (hel′frat). Same as Elf, 268

Helgé (hel′ge). Son of Belé, 304; refuses to give Ingeborg to Frithiof, 308; rejects Sigurd Ring, 309; makes treaty with Sigurd Ring, 309; accuses Frithiof of sacrilege, 311; stirs up tempest against Frithiof, 312; Angantyr refuses to pay tribute to, 316; Frithiof snatches ring from Balder, 318; pursues Frithiof, 319; death of, 327

Helgi (hel′gy). Glorious career of, 264; marriage of, 358

Heliades (he-lī′a-dëz). Northern equivalent, 356

Helicon. Compared to Sokvabek, 349; to Od-hroerir, 353

Heligoland (hel′i-go-land). Naming of, 144 [382]

Helios (hē′li-os). Northern equivalent, 345

Helmet of Dread, 272; Sigurd uses the, 289

Helva. Daughter of Lord of Nesvek, prays for Esbern, 241

Hengi-kiaptr (heng′gē-kyäp′tr). Frodi’s mill called, 128

Hengist (heng′ist). Descendant of Odin, 40

Henry. Murder of, 26; Ilse seen by, 237

Heraclidæ (her-a-klī′dē). Northern equivalents, 348

Hercules (hẽr′cu-lēz). Northern equivalents, 360

Herla. Mythical king of England, 26

Herlathing (her′lȧ-thing). Wild Hunt called, 26

Hermæ (hẽr′mē). Comparison between Northern boundaries and, 351

Hermod (hẽr′mod). Heroes welcomed by, 19; Frigga mother of, 38; messenger of gods, 155; journeys to Nifl-heim, 206–211; Greek equivalent, 357

Herod. Leader of Wild Hunt, 26

Heru (hẽr′oo). Same as Tyr, 87; same as Heimdall, 151

Hervor (hẽr′vor). Daughter of Angantyr, 242

Hialli (hyäl′lē). The trembling heart of, 294

High Song. Same as Hávamál, 41

Hilding (hil′ding). Foster father of Frithiof and Ingeborg, 304; asks Frithiof’s aid for Kings of Sogn, 309; failure of mission of, 310; announces Ingeborg’s marriage to Frithiof, 317

Himinbiorg (him′in-byẽrg). Heimdall’s palace, 153

Himinbrioter (him′in-bryō-ter). Thor slays, 190

Hindarfiall (hin′dar-fyäl). Sigurd comes to, 278; Brunhild asleep on, 280; Brunhild’s story not ended on, 282

Hindfell (hind′fel). Same as Hindarfiall, 280

Hiordis (hyôr′dis). Sigmund marries, 266; and leaves sword to, 267; Sigurd obtains sword from, 267; Elf marries, 268; death of, 290

Hippomenes (hip-pom′e-nēz). Northern equivalent, 355

Hiuki (hū′kē). Companion of Mani, 9

Hlader (hlä′der). Thor’s temple at, 83

Hleidra (hlī′drȧ). Capital of Denmark, 50

Hler (hlẽr). Same as Ægir, 188; brother of Loki, 217; son of Fornjotnr, 232

Hlesey (hlẽ′sy). Ægir’s palace in, 188

Hlidskialf (hlidz′kyȧlf). Odin’s seat, 346; Odin sees sons of Hrauding from, 35; Frigga sits on, 42; Odin, sees Vandals from, 45; Frey mounts, 119

Hlin. Frigga’s attendant, 47

Hlodyn (hlo′dēn). Same as Nerthus, 58

Hlora. Thor fostered by, 59

Hlorridi (hlôr-rē′dē). Same as Thor, 59

Hnikar (hnē′kar). Same as Odin, 275

Hnoss. Freya’s daughter, 132

Hodmimir (hod-mē′mir). The forest of, 337

Hodur (hō′do͞or). Personification of darkness, 213; Vali to slay, 201; twin brother of Balder, 197; Balder to be slain by, 200; Balder slain by, 205; Vali slays, 357; explanation of myth of, 213; Loki guides hand of, 224; return of, 338

Hoenir (hẽ′nir). Gives motion to man, 12; earth visited by, 271; Loki joins, 105; hostage in Vana-heim, 111; peasant asks aid of, 220; survival of, 338

Hofvarpnir (hof-värp′nir). Gna’s fleet steed, 48 [383]

Högni (hẽg′nē). Son of Giuki, 282; Sigurd’s death planned by, 288; warning given by, 292; captive, 293; the heart of, 293

Holda. Same as Frigga, 51; Uller, husband of, 140

Holland. Frigga worshipped in, 57

Holle, Frau. Same as Frigga, 51

Holler. Same as Uller, 140

Holmgang. Thor’s and Hrungnir’s, 75

Holy Innocents. In Wild Hunt, 26

Honey. Drips from Yggdrasil, 13

Hordaland (hor′da-land). Conquered by Frithiof and left to his sons, 325

Horn. Same as Freya, 133

Horsa. Descendant of Odin, 40

Hörselberg (hẽr′sel-berg). Holda’s abode in the, 350

Hostages. Exchanged by Æsir and Vanas, 15

Hræ-svelgr (hrā-svelgr′). Giant eagle, 10; winds personified by, 345

Hrauding (hroud′ing). Agnar and Geirrod, sons of, 34

Hreidmar (hrīd′mar). Story of, 270–274

Hrim-faxi (hrēm-faxy). Steed of Night, 7

Hrim-thurs (hrēm-to͞ors). Ice giants at creation, 3; Skadi, a, 113; architect of Valhalla, a, 223

Hrungnir (hro͞ong′nir). Odin races with, 73; Thor’s duel with, 75; Greek equivalents, 352

Hrym (hrēm). Vessel steered by, 333

Hubert, Saint. Uller merged into, 140

Hugi (ho͞o′gi). Thialfi races with, 71

Hugin (ho͞o′gin). Odin’s raven, 347; Od-hroerir discovered by, 96

Hulda (hul′dȧ). Same as Holda, 51

Huldra (hul′drȧ). Same as Holda, 58

Huldra Folk. Same as dwarfs and elves, 248

Hunaland (hun′a-land). Gna flies over, 263; Brunhild’s home in, 280

Hunding. Helgi’s feud with, 263; descendants of, 294,297

Hungary. Attila settles in, 89

Huns. Invasion by the, 88; Sigi, king of the, 252; Land of the, 364

Hunthiof (hun′-thiof). Son of Frithiof, 325

Huntsman of Fontainebleau. Leader of Wild Hunt, 26

Hunvor (hun′vor). Delivered by Viking, 299

Hvergelmir (hver-gel′mēr). The seething cauldron, 2; Yggdrasil root near, 12; Nidhug in, 13; ice streams from, 182; wicked in, 183

Hymir (hē′mir). Story of Thor’s visit and fishing with, 189–192

Hyndla (hēnd′lȧ). Freya and Ottar visit, 136

Hyperboreans (hīp-er-bor′ē-ans). Northern equivalent, 344

Hyperion (hī-pēr′yon). Northern equivalent, 345

Hyrrokin (hēr′ro-kin). Ringhorn launched by, 208

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Iafn-har (yȧfn′hār). Gylfi sees, 40

Iarn-greiper (yärn′grī-per). Thor’s glove, 61

Iarnsaxa (yärn′sax-ȧ). 1. Thor’s wife called, 63; feeds wolves, 331. 2. A wave maiden, 146

Iceland. Thvera in, 124; Freya in, 131; maze in, 177; earthquakes and geysers in, 229; Norsemen settle in, 339; scenery of, 343

Icelanders. Records of, 148; call mountains Jokul, 232

Icelandic. Shores, 249

Ida (ē′dȧ). Same as Idavold, 202; gods return to, 338; same as Asgard, 346 [384]

Idavold (ēda′vold). Plain where gods dwell, 11; gods play on, 202; Balder slain on, 204; last meeting on, 339

Idises (ē-dis′ez). Norns, 171

Idun (ē′doon). Daughter of Ivald, 101; story of, 103–110; returns to Asgard, 107; apples of, 166; Loki betrays, 217; Greek equivalents, 354

Ifing (ē′fing). River surrounding Idavold, 11; Vafthrudnir asks about, 32; Loki flies across, 77

Ildico (il′di-co). Wife of Attila, 89; same as Gudrun, 297

Ilse (il′se). Story of Princess, 236; compared to Arethusa, 359

Ilsenstein (il′sen-stīn). Home of Princess Ilse, 236

India. Languages of, 342

Ingeborg (in′-ge-borg). 1. Attendant of Hunvor, 299. 2. Changed into witch, 302; Thorsten saved by, 303; mother of Frithiof, 304. 304; Frithiof vows to marry, 305; Frithiof sues for, 307; Sigurd Ring sues for, 309; meets Frithiof in temple, 310; Frithiof parts with, 312; married to Sigurd Ring, 317; Frithiof’s longing for, 319; Frithiof visits, 320; given to Frithiof by Sigurd Ring, 324; Frithiof wars against brothers of, 325; marriage of Frithiof and, 327

Inglings. Frey’s descendants called, 348

Ingvi-Frey (ing′vi-frī). Story of, 123–128

Inspiration. The story of the draught of, 95–102

Io (ī′ō). Northern equivalents for story of, 351

Iörmungandr (yẽr′mun-gandr). Birth and banishment of, 90; Hel related to, 180; Thor angles for, 190; origin of, 218; rises from sea, 332; Loki leads, 333; tempests caused by, 332

Iran (ē-rän′). The plateau of, 1

Iris (ī′ris). Compared to Gna, 349

Irmin (ẽr′min). Same as Odin, Heimdall, or Hermod, 154

Irmin’s Way. The Milky Way, 30

Irminsul (ẽr′min-sul). Destroyed by Charlemagne, 30

Ironwood. Iron leaves of, 181; wolves fed in, 331

Islands. Eglimi, king of the, 266

Italy. Golden Age in, 355

Ivald (ē′väld). Dwarf blacksmith, 87; Idun, daughter of, 101

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Jack and Jill. Origin of story, 9

Jack in the Green, 38

Jack-o’lanterns. Elf lights, 248

January. Yule in, 128; Vali’s month, 165

Jarl (yärl). The birth of, 153

Jason (jā′son). Northern equivalents, 352, 363

Jill. The origin of Jack and, 9

John the Baptist, 26

Jokul (yō′kul). Same as Jötun, 302

Jonakur (yon′a-kur). Gudrun, wife of, 295

Jörd (yẽrd). Daughter of Nott, 8; wife of Odin, 59

Jötun-heim (yẽ′to͞on-hīm). Home of giants, 5; Vafthrudnir inquires about, 32; frost comes from, 68; Loki’s journey to, 77; Odin gazes at, 80; Thor visits Geirrod in, 81; Loki’s progeny in, 91; Odin goes to, 96; Skirnir visits, 120; Thor personates Freya in, 135; Hel born in, 180; Hyrrokin dwells in, 207; Loki goes to, 217; Loki’s home in, 218; giants dwell in, 230; Tartarus compared to, 344; Idun in, 353

Jötuns (yẽ′tuns). Earth in the power of the, 45; the origin of, 231; Thor feared by the, 231 [385]

Jove. Day of, in the North, 352

Joyeuse (zhwä′yẽz). Charlemagne’s sword, 179

Judea (ju-dē′ȧ). Bethlehem in, 128

Juno. Compared to Frigga, 349; to Freya, 352

Jupiter. Odin compared to, 349; Amalthea, nurse of, 347; quarrels with Neptune, 347; outwitted by Juno, 349; Thor compared to, 350; secures Ganymede, 353; compared to Frey, 355; wishes to marry Thetis, 357; wooing of Europa, 362

Justice. Compared to Forseti, 356

Juterna-jesta (yo͞o-ter-na-yest′ȧ). Senjemand loves, 233

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Kallundborg (kal′lund-borg). The legend of, 241

Kari (kär′ē). Brother of Ægir, 185; brother of Loki, 217; son of Fornjotnr, 232

Karl. The birth of, 152

Kerlaug (kẽr′loug). Thor wades across, 60

Knefrud (knef′ro͞od). Invites Niblungs to Hungary, 291; death of, 292

Kobolds. Same as dwarfs, 239; same as elves, 248

Konur (kon′ur). The birth of, 153

Koppelberg. Children in the, 28

Kormt. Thor crosses, 60

Kvasir (kvä′sir). 1. Murder of, 95; Odin covets mead of, 96. 2. Loki surprised by, 226

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Læding (lā′ding). Chain for Fenris, 91; proverb concerning, 353

Laga (lä′gȧ). Same as Saga, 38

Lampetia (lam-pe-shī′ȧ). Northern equivalent for flocks of, 345

Landvidi (länd-vē′di). Home of Vidar, 160

Langobarden. Story of, 46; Greek equivalent for, 349

Laufeia (lou-fī′ȧ). Mother of Loki, 217

Laugardag (lou′gar-dag). Saturday called, 229

Laurin (lou′rin). King of the dwarfs, 242

Leipter (līp′ter). Sacred stream in Nifl-heim, 182

Lemnos. Northern equivalent for forge of, 362

Lerad (lā′räd). Topmost bough of Yggdrasil, 20; the animals upon, 13

Lessoe. Island, home of Ægir, 185

Lethra (leth′rȧ). Sacrifices offered at, 50

Lif. One of the survivors of Ragnarok, 337; Greek counterpart of, 361

Lifthrasir (lif′thrä-sir). One of the survivors of Ragnarok, 337; Greek counterpart, 361

Light elves. Alf-heim, dwelling of, 117

Liod (lyōd). Same as Gna, 252

Lios-alfar (lyōs′alf-ar). Same as light elves, 246

Lios-beri (lyōs′-bā-rē). Month of Vali, 165

Lit, dwarf slain by Thor, 208

Lodur (lō′do͞or). Gives blood to man, 12; same as Loki, 217

Lofn (lōfn). Attendant of Frigga, 48

Logi (lō′gē). Cook of Utgard-loki, 71; wild fire, 72

Logrum (lō′grum). Lake of, 50

Loki (lō′kē). God of fire, 12; Sif’s hair stolen by, 64; changes his form, 64; Thor attacks, 64; wager with Brock, 65; flight of, 67; Brock sews lips of, 68; eating-wager of, 71; hammer recovered by, 78; marries giantess, 90; adventure with eagle, 104; called to account, 106; south wind is, [386]108; Skadi laughs at antics of, 113; the lightning is, 116; Brisinga-men coveted by, 149; falcon plumes borrowed by, 135; Freya urged by, 137; Freya accused by, 137; Hel, daughter of, 180; Ægir, brother of, 185; Frigga questioned by, 203; Hodur’s hand guided by, 204; Thok, same as, 212; the jealousy of, 213; tempter personified by, 214; god of fire, 213–229; son of Fornjotnr, 232; visits the earth, 271; slays Otter, 271; secures hoard, 272; Æsir tolerate, 329; released from bonds, 331; boards Nagilfar, 333; foes led by, 334; death of, 335; Greek equivalent for Loki’s theft, 351; comparisons, 361

Lombards. Story of the, 46

Lombardy. The possession of, 47

Longbeards. The saga of the, 46

Lorelei (lō′re-lī). Story of, 194–196; Greek equivalent, 359

Lorride (lor′rē-de). Thor’s daughter, 63

Lucifer. Loki the mediæval, 216

Lydian Queen. Northern equivalent, 351

Lygni (lig′ni). Wars against Sigmund, 266; Sigurd slays, 275

Lymdale (lim′dāl). Brunhild’s home at, 280

Lyngvi (ling′vi). Island where Fenris is bound, 92

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Macbeth.” The Norns in, 170

Maelstrom (māl′strom). Millstones form the, 130

Magdeburg. Freya’s temple at, 136

Magni. Thor’s son, 75; survival of, 338; Greek equivalent, 352

Maid Marian. On May day, 38

Mälar Lake (mā′lar). Legend of its formation, 50

Mana-heim (man′ȧ-hīm). Same as Midgard, 12; Greek equivalent, 344

Managarm. The feeding of, 331; Greek equivalent, 361

Mani (man′e). The moon, 7; his companions, 9; death of, 331; equivalent, 345

Mannigfual (manig′-fū-al). Ship, 236; Greek equivalent, 362

Maras (mār′az). Female trolls, 244

Mardel (mär′del). Freya, 133

Mars. Same as Ares. Northern equivalents, 353

Marsyas (mār-sy-as). Compared to Vafthrudnir, 348

May Festivals, &c., 38

Mead. Heidrun supplies mead, 13

Mecklenburg. Worship of Frigga in, 57

Megin-giörd (mā′gin-gyẽrd). Thor’s belt, 61; Thor tightens, 72

Meleager (mel-e-ā′jer). Nornagesta compared to, 358

Memor. Same as Mimir, 30

Menelaus (men′e-lors). Northern equivalent, 363

Menia (men′i-a). Frodi’s giantess slave, 128

Mentor. Eckhardt compared to, 350

Mercury. Northern equivalents, 357

Mermaids. In Ægir’s palace, 359

Meroveus (mer-ō′ve-us). Birth of, 232; Greek equivalent, 362

Merovingian (mer-ō-vin′ji-an). Mythical descent of kings, 232

Mesnée d’Hellequin (mā-nā del-ẽ-cañ). Wild Hunt in France, 26

Midgard (mid′gärd). Earth called, 5; man dwells in, 12; root of Yggdrasil in, 13; Bifröst spans, 14; fields of, 118; Uller rules, 139; rooster of, 331 [387]

Midgard Snake. Thor attempts to lift, 72; Hymir fears, 190; Thor hooks, 218; rises from sea, 332; Thor slays, 336; equivalent, 344; tempests caused by, 358

Midnight. Part of day, 9

Midsummer. Balder disappears at, 141; night, fairy revels, 248; eve, festival, 215

Milky Way in Germany and Holland, 57

Miming (mē′ming). A sword, 179

Mimir (mē′mir). Well of, 231; god of ocean, 185; son of Hler, 232; Odin’s last talk with, 334

Minerva. Northern equivalents, 363

Minos (mī′nos). Northern equivalent, 358

Miölnir (myẽl′nir). Thor’s hammer, 61; Thor receives, 67; dwarfs make, 242; Thor gives life with, 69; Thor slays with, 192; giant slain by, 231; Midgard snake slain with, 336; Greek equivalent for, 350

Mistletoe. Oath not sworn by, 199

Mödgud (mẽd′gud). Warder of Giöll, 210; Greek equivalent, 359

Modi (mō′dē). Thor’s son, 63; survival of, 338

Modir (mo′dēr). Heimdall visits, 153

Mœræ (mē′rē). Compared to Norns, 347

Moeri (mẽ′rē). Thor’s temple at, 83

Mokerkialfi (mō′ker-kyȧlf-ē). A clay image which Thialfi fights, 75

Morning. Part of day, 9

Mors. Northern equivalent, 360

Moselle (mō-zel′). Celebrations along the, 124

Moss Maidens. Wild Hunt for, 25; Greek equivalents, 249

Mother Night. Longest night in year, 215

Mühlberg (mēl′berg). Battle of, 89

Mundilfari (mo͞on′dil-fär-ē). Father of sun and moon drivers, 7

Munin (mo͞o′nin). Odin’s raven, 17; Od-hroerir found by, 96; Greek equivalent, 347

Muspell (mus′pel). Sons of, 333

Muspells-heim (mus′pels-hīm). Home of fire, 2; sparks from, 6; host from, 333

Mysinger (mē′sing-er). Viking, slays Frodi, 129

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Nagilfar (nag′il-fär). Launching of, 332

Nagilfari (nag′il-fār-i). Nott’s first husband, 8

Nain. Dwarf of death, 100

Nal. Mother of Loki, 217

Nanna (nän′nä). Forseti’s mother 142; Balder’s wife, 197; death of, 206; accompanies Balder, 208; sends carpet to Frigga, 211; emblem of vegetation, 214; compared to Greek divinities, 360

Narve (när′va). Son of Loki, 218; death of, 227

Nastrond (nä′strond). The wicked in, 340; compared to Tartarus, 359

Neckar (nek′kar). God and river, 359

Necks. Water sprites, 194

Nectar. Compared to Northern drink, 346

Nemean Lion (nē′mē-an lī′on). Northern equivalent, 357

Neptune. Northern equivalents, 361

Nereides (ne-rē′i-dēz). Northern equivalents, 359

Nereus (nē′re-us). Niörd like, 354

Nerthus (nẽr′thus). Same as Frigga, 58; Niörd’s wife, 131

Nibelungenlied (nē′be-lung-en-lēd). German epic, 289 [388]

Niblungs (nē′blungz). Sigurd visits the, 282; Brunhild, queen, 284; lament of, 289; visit Atli, 292

Nick, Old. Origin of the name of, 193

Nicors (nik′orz). Sea monsters, 193

Nida (nē′dȧ). Home of dwarfs, 34O

Nidhug (nē′dho͞og). Gnaws Yggdrasil, 331

Nidud (nē′do͞od). King of Sweden, 178; comparison, 358

Nifl-heim (nĭfl′-hīm). Land of mist, 2; root of Yggdrasil, in, 12; Bifröst connects, 14; Odin gazes into, 34; Hel in, 180; Hel’s bird in, 331; Idun in, 109; Uller in, 141; horn heard in, 147; Odin visits, 199; Hermod visits, 206; Balder in, 210; equivalents, 359

Night. Daughter of Norvi, 7

Niörd (nyẽrd). A hostage, 15; god of sea, 185; Skadi marries, 140; glove of, 116; Frey, son of, 123; oath sworn by, 123; Freya, daughter of, 131; Greek equivalents, 355

Nip. Father of Nanna, 197

Nixies. Dwell with Ægir, water spirits, 359

Njorfe (nyẽr′fe). King of Uplands, friend of Viking of Halfdan, 300; sons of, attack Viking’s sons, 302

Nôatûn (nō′ȧ-to͞on). Niörd’s home, 115

Noon. Part of day, 9

Nordri (nôr′drē). Dwarf, supports heaven, 6

Nornagesta (nôrn-a-ges′tȧ). Story of,


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