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In Norse religion, Asgard ( Old Norse: Ásgarðr ; meaning " Enclosure of the Æsir ") is one of the Nine Worlds and is the country or capital city of the Norse Gods surrounded by an incomplete wall attributed to a Hrimthurs riding the stallion Svaðilfari, according to Gylfaginning.
* Gylfaginning in Old Norse at heimskringla. no
Michael Bell says that while Hel " might at first appear to be identical with the well-known pagan goddess of the Norse underworld " as described in chapter 34 of Gylfaginning, " in the combined light of the Old English and Old Norse versions of Nicodemus she casts quite a different a shadow ," and that in Bartholomeus saga postola " she is clearly the queen of the Christian, not pagan, underworld.
In various poems from the Poetic Edda ( stanza 2 of Lokasenna, stanza 41 of Hyndluljóð, and stanza 26 of Fjölsvinnsmál ), and sections of the Prose Edda ( chapter 32 of Gylfaginning, stanza 8 of Haustlöng, and stanza 1 of Þórsdrápa ) Loki is alternately referred to as Loptr, which is generally considered derived from Old Norse lopt meaning " air ", and therefore points to an association with the air.
Gylfaginning ( Old Icelandic " the tricking of Gylfi ") follows the Prologue in the Prose Edda.
The etymology of the Old Norse name Sæhrímnir is problematic ; in contradiction to the Gylfaginning ( and, depending upon translator, Grímnismál ) description of the animal as a boar, Sæhrímnir is, in modern scholarship, commonly proposed to mean " sooty sea-beast " or " sooty sea-animal " ( which may be connected to Old Norse seyðir, meaning ' cooking ditch ').
In Norse mythology, Þrúðgelmir (; Old Norse " Strength Yeller ") is a frost giant, the son of the primordial giant Aurgelmir ( who Snorri Sturluson in Gylfaginning identifies with Ymir ), and the father of Bergelmir.
In Norse mythology, according to the Gylfaginning, Annar ( Old Norse Annarr ' second, another ') is the father of Jörð ( Mother Earth ) by Nótt ( the Night ).
In Norse mythology, Elli ( Old Norse " old age ") is a personification of old age who, in the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning, defeats Thor in a wrestling match.
In Norse mythology, Gleipnir ( Old Norse " open one ") is the binding that holds the mighty wolf Fenrisulfr ( as attested in chapter 34 of the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning ).
In Norse mythology, Hrym ( Old Norse " decrepit ") is a jötunn and the captain of the ship Naglfar according to the Gylfaginning ( chapter 51 ).
Rudolf Simek theorizes that Snorri used skaldic kennings to produce his Gylfaginning commentary about the goddess, while combining several etymologies with the Old Norse personal name Lofn.
Gylfaginning in the Prose Edda and the Ynglinga saga tell how the supposedly historic Odin and his people the Æsir and Vanir, who later became the Swedes, obtained new land where they built the settlement of Old Sigtuna.

Gylfaginning and Norse
The Prose Edda consists of a Prologue and three separate books: Gylfaginning, concerning the creation and foretold destruction and rebirth of the Norse mythical world, Skáldskaparmál, a dialogue between Ægir, a supernatural figure connected with the sea, and Bragi, a god connected with skaldship, and Háttatal, a demonstration of verse forms used in Norse mythology.
In the Norse creation account preserved in Gylfaginning ( VIII ) it is stated that during the creation of the earth, an impassable sea was placed around the earth like a ring:
Ginnungagap appears as the primordial void in the Norse creation account, the Gylfaginning states:
The Gylfaginning deals with the creation and destruction of the world of the Norse gods, and many other aspects of Norse mythology.
Davidson adds that, on the other hand, various other examples of " certain supernatural women " connected with death are to be found in sources for Norse mythology, that they " seem to have been closely connected with the world of death, and were pictured as welcoming dead warriors ," and that the depiction of Hel " as a goddess " in Gylfaginning " might well owe something to these.
According to Norse mythology as contained in the thirteenth-century Icelandic work Prose Edda, the lake was created by the goddess Gefjon when she tricked Gylfi, the Swedish king of Gylfaginning.
In Gylfaginning by Snorri Sturluson, Gylfi, the king of ancient Scandinavia, receives an education in Norse mythology from Odin in the guise of three men.
In Norse mythology, the island was created by the goddess Gefjun after she tricked Gylfi, the king of Sweden, as told in the story of Gylfaginning.
Gylfaginning deals with the creation and destruction of the world of the Nordic gods, and many other aspects of Norse mythology.
In Norse mythology, Viðfinnr (" wood-Finn ") is the father of Hjúki and Bil, a brother and sister who, according to Gylfaginning, were taken up from the earth by Máni, the personified moon, as they were fetching water from the well Byrgir.
In Norse mythology, Nepr ( anglicized as Nep ) is the father of the goddess Nanna, according to Snorri Sturluson's Gylfaginning only.

Old and Norse
One of them, Múnón, married Priam's daughter, Tróán, and had by her a son, Trór, to be pronounced Thor in Old Norse.
According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Asgard is derived from Old Norse āss, god + garðr, enclosure ; from Indo-European roots ansu-spirit, demon ( see cognate ahura ) + gher-grasp, enclose ( see cognates garden and yard ).< ref >; See also ansu-and gher -< sup > 1 </ sup > in " Appendix I: Indo-European Roots " in the same work .</ ref >
Álfheim as an abode of the Elves is mentioned only twice in Old Norse texts.
In Norse mythology, Ask and Embla ( from Old Norse Askr ok Embla )— male and female respectively — were the first two humans, created by the gods.
Old Norse askr literally means " ash tree " but the etymology of embla is uncertain, and two possibilities of the meaning of embla are generally proposed.
Ægir ( Old Norse " sea ") is a sea giant, god of the ocean and king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology.
( from Icelandic for " Æsir faith ", pronounced, in Old Norse ) is a form of Germanic neopaganism which developed in the United States from the 1970s.
is an Icelandic ( and equivalently Old Norse ) term consisting of two parts.
The term is the Old Norse / Icelandic translation of, a neologism coined in the context of 19th century romantic nationalism, used by Edvard Grieg in his 1870 opera Olaf Trygvason.
( plural ), the term used to identify those who practice Ásatrú is a compound with ( Old Norse ) " man ".
A Goði or Gothi ( plural goðar ) is the historical Old Norse term for a priest and chieftain in Norse paganism.
Ægir is an Old Norse word meaning " terror " and the name of a destructive giant associated with the sea ; ægis is the genitive ( possessive ) form of ægir and has no direct relation to Greek aigis.
The exact derivation is unclear, with the Old English fiæll or feallan and the Old Norse fall all being possible candidates.
Bornholm (; Old Norse: Burgundaholmr, " the island of the Burgundians ") is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea located to the east of ( most of ) the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, and north of Poland.
This would have been a burial fitting a king who was famous for his wealth in Old Norse sources.
The first known use of the word ball in English in the sense of a globular body that is played with was in 1205 in in the phrase, "" The word came from the Middle English bal ( inflected as ball-e ,-es, in turn from Old Norse böllr ( pronounced ; compare Old Swedish baller, and Swedish boll ) from Proto-Germanic ballu-z, ( whence probably Middle High German bal, ball-es, Middle Dutch bal ), a cognate with Old High German ballo, pallo, Middle High German balle from Proto-Germanic * ballon ( weak masculine ), and Old High German ballâ, pallâ, Middle High German balle, Proto-Germanic * ballôn ( weak feminine ).

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