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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Vol. II. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: from c. 1035 to c. 1300

C. Indices of Names and Terms

1. Ethnic Names (KEG)
2. Indigenous Terms (KEG)
3. Mythical and Legendary Names (KEG)
4. Nicknames (KEG)
5. Personal Names (KEG)
6. Place Names (KEG)
7. Miscellaneous Names (KEG)

(Vol. II. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: from c. 1035 to c. 1300 > C. Indices of Names and Terms > 3. Mythical and Legendary Names)

3. Mythical and Legendary Names (KEG)

Alfaðir, a name for the god Óðinn — Arn Þorfdr 1/3

Áli, a son of Óðinn, a sea-king, a legendary king — Hskv Útdr 12/1

Ánarr, father of Jǫrð ‘earth’ — ÞjóðA Sex 3/6

Atall, a sea-king — Gísl Magnkv 20/4

Áti, a sea-king — Oddi Lv 4/7

Aurnir, a giant — Sturl Hákkv 16/8, Anon (HSig) 8/3

Austri, a dwarf — Arn Þorfdr 24/3

Baldr, a god, son of Óðinn — Hharð Lv 5/1, ÞjóðA Har 2/2, Arn Þorfdr 14/3, Bkrepp Magndr 3/6, Oddi Lv 1/4, Sturl Hryn 4/6, Anon Nkt 26/5

Báleygr, a name for Óðinn — Gísl Magnkv 1/7

Bil, a goddess — Oddi Lv 2/5

Bjarki, Bǫðvarr, a legendary Dan. hero — Rv Lv 14/5

Buðli, a legendary king, a sea-king — Ill Har 4/3, Þfagr Sveinn 3/3

Endill, a sea-king — Arn Þorfdr 22/5, Þstf Stuttdr 5/2

Fenrir, a wolf, son of the god Loki — Sturl Hákkv 21/5

Fjǫlnir, a name for Óðinn — Hskv Útdr 1/2

Freyr, a god — ÞjóðA Magn 7/3, Rv Lv 13/3 

Fróði, a legendary Dan. king — Mark Eirdr 5/8, Rv Lv 15/2

Garmr, a dog in ON myth — ESk Run 7/8

Gautr, a name for Óðinn — ÞjóðA Magn 2/2, ÞjóðA Sex 29/3, Þfagr Sveinn 5/7, Rv Lv 11/3, Sturl Hákkv 17/4, Sturl Hrafn 17/7

Gefn, a name for the goddess Freyja — Mgóð Lv 2/6, ÞjóðA Magn 7/4

Geirrøðr, a giant — ÞjóðA Lv 5/8

Gerðr, a goddess, originally a giantess — Hharð Gamv 1/7, 2/7, 3/7, 5/7, 6/7, Hharð Lv 4/3, Mberf Lv 5/3

Geri, one of Óðinn’s wolves — ÞjóðA Sex 31/1

Gestill, a sea-king — Sturl Hrafn 3/2

Gjallarbrú, a bridge in ON myth — Sturl Hákkv 24/2

Gjúki, a legendary king — Arn Hryn 9/7

Gjǫll, a river in ON myth — Sturl Hákkv 21/3

Glammi, a sea-king — Arn Magndr 9/2

Glaumr, a legendary horse — ESk Elfv 1/4

Gríðr, a giantess or troll-woman — Stúfr Stúfdr 1/3, Þskakk Erldr 2/2

Grímnir, a name for Óðinn — Rv Lv 7/3

Gunnr, a valkyrie — Þfagr Sveinn 5/4, ESk Ingdr 3/5

Gǫndul, a valkyrie — Hskv Útdr 7/7, Ólhv Hryn 11/5, Sturl Hákfl 10/8

Haddingr, a legendary hero, brother of Angantýr — Hskv Hardr 2/2

Hálfr, a legendary king — ÞjóðA Sex 22/8, Þfagr Sveinn 5/8

Hamðir, a legendary hero — Hjǫrtr Lv 1/6

Hárr, a name for Óðinn — Steinn Óldr 15/8, ESk Hardr I 2/2, Anon Nkt 17/4

Heðinn Hjarrandason, a legendary king — ÞjóðA Magnfl 8/6

Hel, daughter of the god Loki, presiding over the realm of the dead and/or place where the dead ‘live’ — ÞjóðA Sex 16/7

Hildr, a valkyrie — Hharð Lv 14/3, ÞjóðA Sex 2/6

Hlín, a goddess, perhaps a name for Frigg — Mberf Lv 5/2, Rv Lv 21/2

Hlǫkk, a valkyrie — Hharð Lv 14/7, Arn Hryn 14/3, Grani Har 1/3, Rv Lv 6/5

Hnikarr, a name for Óðinn — Ólhv Hryn 11/6

Hrafn, a legendary horse — ÞjóðA Magnfl 12/4

Hrammi, a name for Óðinn — ÞjóðA Magnfl 14/1

Hrist, a valkyrie — ESk Sigdr I 5/3

Hroptr, a name for Óðinn — Sturl Hrafn 12/4

Hrotti, a legendary sword — Anon Nkt 22/3

Huginn, a raven belonging to Óðinn — Arn Þorfdr 5/4, Grani Har 2/4, Gísl Magnkv 19/2, ESk Run 6/5

Hǭarr see Hárr

Hǫgni, a legendary hero, a king, a sea-king — Arn Magndr 13/6, Mberf Lv 3/7, Þstf Lv 3/7, Sturl Hákkv 22/7

Hǭolfr see Hálfr

Imð(r), a troll-woman — Gísl Magnkv 1/5

Jarnsaxa, a giantess — ÞjóðA Run 2/2

Kraki ‘Pole-ladder’, Hrólfr, a legendary Dan. king — ÞjóðA Sex 27/6, Grani Har 1/2, Þstf Stuttdr 1/8

Laufi, a sword belonging to Bǫðvarr bjarki — Bkrepp Magndr 11/1

Meiti, a sea-king — Arn Hryn 18/2

Miðgarðr, a stronghold, the world of men in ON myth — Arn Hardr 16/2, Þfagr Sveinn 7/2

Mist, a valkyrie — Anon Nkt 69/4

Muninn, a raven belonging to Óðinn — Kolli Ingdr 5/4

Njǫrðr, a god — ÞjóðA Lv 3/5, Arn Rǫgndr 1/3, SnH Lv 5/3, Sturl Hrafn 18/4

Rakni, a sea-king — Þfagr Sveinn 2/2

Rán, a goddess, wife of Ægir and personification of the sea — SnH Lv 6/3, Rv Lv 16/4

Randverr (-vér), a sea-king — Sturl Hákkv 34/7

Rindr, a giantess, consort of Óðinn — ÞjóðA Sex 3/3, Oddi Lv 1/3

Róði, a sea-king — HSn Lv 1/2

Ræfill, a sea-king — Rv 31/1

Rǫgnir, a name for Óðinn — Þfagr Sveinn 6/3

Rǭn see Rán

Sif, a goddess, wife of Þórr — Rv Lv 12/1

Sigarr, a legendary king — Hskv Hardr 3/6

Sigurðr Fáfnisbani ‘Slayer of Fáfnir’, a legendary hero — ÞjóðA Lv 6/1

Skǫgul, a valkyrie — Sigm Lv 1/2

Sól, a goddess, personification of the sun — Þham Lv 1/3

Sviðrir, a name for Óðinn — Rv Lv 22/8

Svǫlnir, a name for Óðinn — Rv Lv 13/3, Sturl Hákkv 20/7

Týr, a god — Sturl Hákkv 16/3, 18/7

Ullr, a god — ÞjóðA Frag 3/2, Rv Lv 18/3, Sturl Hryn 15/6

Urðr, a norn of fate — Anon (HSig) 7/8, 9

Vakr, a horse — Rv Lv 31/1

Valr, a horse — Arn Hryn 19/4, Þfagr Sveinn 7/7, ESk Sigdr I 1/7, Ólhv Hryn 8/6

Ván, a river in ON myth — Hskv Útdr 2/2, Rv Lv 22/6

Vár, a goddess — Rv Lv 13/3

Viðurr, a name for Óðinn — Gísl Magnkv 10/7

Vimur, a river in ON myth — ESk Sigdr I 1/7

Vǭn see Ván

Vǭr see Vár

Yggr, a name for Óðinn — Hharð Gamv 4/2, ÞjóðA Sex 28/4, Arn Hryn 5/2, 6/2, 15/2, Arn Magndr 11/5,  ÞSkall Valfl 1/3, Þstf Stuttdr 6/6, Rv Lv 11/7, Árm Lv 1/3, Anon Nkt 23/4, 42/6

Ymir, a giant — Arn Magndr 19/4

Yrsa, a legendary queen — ÞjóðA Sex 27/1

Þórr, a god — ÞjóðA Lv 5/2

Þróttr, a name for Óðinn — Arn Þorfdr 22/8, Hskv Útdr 7/8, Sturl Hákfl 11/1

Þundr, a name for Óðinn — Sturl Hrafn 20/7, Anon Nkt 8/2, 17/8

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