295 – 319


GLOSSARY AND INDEX

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A

AAGER (ä'ger) and Else. Ballad of, 170.
ABEL. Cain in Wild Hunt because of the murder of, 32.
ABUNDANTIA(a-bun-dan'shya). Same as Fulla, 511.
ABUNDIA. Same as Fulla, 51.
ACHERON (ak'e-ron). Giöll, the Northern, 288.
ACHILLES (a-kil'ēz). Balder, the Northern, 289; father of Pyrrhus, 290.
ADONIS (a-dō'nis). Odin, the Northern, 279; Idun lost like, 283; Odur, the Northern, 285.
ÆGEAN (ē-jē'an). Argo’s cruise round the, 290.
ÆGEUS (ē-jē'us). Sigmund’s sword compared to that of, 291.
ÆGIR (a'jir). Tempests caused by, 107; god of the sea, 171-181; banquet in halls of, 204; Neptune, the Greek, 288.
ÆGIS (ē'jis). Fafnir’s Helmet of Dread so called, 240.
ÆNEAS (ē-nē'as). Vidar, the Northern, 290.
ÆSIR (ā'sir). Northern gods called, 13; twelve in number, 18; Asgard, home of, 21; dispute between Vanas and, 21; to be supplanted, 38; inhabitants of Asia Minor, 43, 93, 107; Gylfi visits the, 44; Hrungnir feasts with the, 73; Freya visited by the, 77; recovery of hammer pleases the, 79; Fenris bound by the, 91; Suttung slain by the, 97; Idunn welcomed by the, 104; Niörd among the, 108; Ægir not ranked with the, 171; Ægir visits the, 174; reward promised to the, 189; heralds sent out by the, 194; Loki slanders the, 198, 205; battle between the giants and the, 210; beginning and end of the, 263; Giallarhorn summons the, 265; giants come to fight the, 266; courage and death of the, 267; golden disks of the, 271; Greek gods compared to the, 277; Greek equivalent of dispute between the Vanas and the, 278.
ÆTNA (et'na), MOUNT. Northern equivalent for earthquakes in, 289; dwarfs’ forge equivalent to Vulcan’s in, 291.
AFI (ä'fē). Riger visits, 142.
AFTERNOON. Division of day, 17.
AGNAR. Son of Hrauding, fostered by Frigga, 39, 40; gives Odin a drink, 41; becomes king, 42; Greek equivalent, 279.
AI (ä'ē). Riger visits, 141.
AKU-THOR (ak'u-thor). The charioteer, 64.
ALBERICH (al'bĕr-ikh). King of the dwarfs, 218.
ALBION (al'bi-on). Conjectured origin of name, 221.
ALF-BLOT. Sacrifices offered to elves, 223.
ALF-HEIM (alf'hīm). Home of elves in, 18, 221; Frey, ruler of, 112; Frey’s return to, 114; Skirnir’s return to, 116; Völund goes to dwell in, 165.
ALI. Same as Vali, 152.
ALLFATHER. The uncreated is, 10; Yggdrasil created by, 19; Odin called, 23; questions Vafthrudnir, 38; wrath of, 48; Longbeards named by, 50; disposes of Hel, Midgard snake, and Fenris, 89; sends Hermod to Finland, 145; goes with Vidar, to consult Norns, 148; dooms Brunhild to marry, 248; is slain, 269.
ALPHEUS (al-fē'us). Greek equivalent of Northern river-god, 288.
ALPINE ROSE. Attendants of Holda crowned with the, 55.
ALPS. Uller’s home on the, 132; supposed meaning of the name, 221.
ALSVIDER (äl'svid-er). Steed of moon chariot, 14.
ALSVIN (äl'svin). Steed of sun chariot, 14.
ALTHEA (al-thē'á). Like mother of Nornagesta, 287.
ALVA. Cheru’s sword borne by Duke of, 88.
ALVIS. A dwarf, changed to stone, 64, 65.
ALVIT. A Valkyr, marries mortal, 163.
AMALTHEA (am-al-thē'á). Compared to Heidrun, 278.
AMBROSIA. Northern gods eat boar’s flesh instead of, 277.
AMERICA. Norsemen real discoverers of, 224.
AMMA. Riger visits, 142.
AMPHION (am-fī'on). Pied Piper like, 280; Gunnar like, 292.
AMPHITRITE (am-fi-trī'tē). Greek equivalent for Ran, 288.
AMSVARTNIR (am-svärt'nir). Lake where Fenris is bound, 91.
ANCHISES (an-kī'sēz). Northern equivalent of, 285.
ANDHRIMNIR (än-dhrim'nir). Cook in Valhalla, 27.
ANDVARANAUT (änd-vä'ra-nout). Ring of Andvari, 243; Sigurd appropriates, 246; Brunhild betrothed with, 248; Sigurd deprives Brunhild of, 252; Gudrun shows, 253; Gudrun sends Gunnar, 257; Greek equivalent, 291.
ANDVARI (änd'vä-rē). King of dwarfs, 218; Loki visits, 242; ring of, 243, 246, 248, 252, 257, 291.
ANGANTYR (än-gän'tēr). Ottar and, 128, 129; Tyrfing, sword of, 219.
ANGLO-SAXON. Heptarchy, 44; Uller called Vulder in, 132; Ægir called Eagor in, 173.
ANGUR-BODA (än-gur-bō'dá). Mother of Hel, Fenris, and Iormungandr, 89, 166; mother of Gerda, 114; wife of Loki, 200; feeds wolves in Ironwood, 265.
ANNAR. Husband of Nott, 15.
ANTÆUS (an-tē'us). Greek equivalent for Hrungnir, 282.
APOLLO (a-pol'ō). Greek equivalent for Sol, 276; personification of the sun, 277; his contest with Marsyas compared to Odin’s with Vafthrudnir, 279; marriage with Clio compared to Odin’s with Saga, 279; flocks stolen by Mercury, 281; chariot compared to Frey’s boar, 282; god of music, like Bragi, 283; Frey compared to, 284; Uller, a hunter like, 286; sun-god, like Balder, 289; sun myth, like that of Sigurd, 291.
APPLES. Gna’s, 51, 226; Idun’s, 100, 102, 104; Skirnir gives Gerda golden, 115; emblem of fruitfulness, 117; Norns watch over the magic, 154; Idun only can pick magic, 155; Rerir receives a magic, 226; comparison between Atalanta’s and Gerda’s, 285.
ARACHNE (a-rak'nē). Vafthrudnir, Northern equivalent, 279.
ARCHANGEL ST. MICHAEL. Wields Cheru’s sword, 88.
ARCTIC CIRCLE. Scenery in the, 9.
ARETHUSA (ar-ē-thū'sá). Princess Ilse equivalent to, 288.
ARGO. Like Skidbladnir, 282; like Mannigfual, 290.
ARGUS. Story compared to that of Brock, 281; eyes compared to Thiassi’s, 284; eyes compared to Heimdall’s, 286.
ARIADNE (ar-i-ad'nē). Compared to Gudrun, 292.
ARION (a-rī'on). Compared to Sleipnir, 290.
ARTHUR. In Wild Hunt, 31, 32.
ARWAKR (ar'wak-r). Steed of sun chariot, 14.
ARYANS (är'yanz). Origin of, 9; myths of, 275.
ASA (ā'sá). Hoenir an, 22; Odin, the almighty, 118; Balder an, 182.
ASA-BRIDGE. Heimdall, guardian of the, 143.
ASABRU (ā'sá-brū). Bridge of gods, 20.
ASEGEIR (ā'se-gīr). Frisian elders, 135.
ASGARD (as'gärd). Home of gods, 18; one root of Yggdrasil in, 19; gods’ palaces in, 21; Niörd welcomed in, 22; Odin’s seat in, 23; heroes brought to, 26; Ifing separates Jötun-heim from, 38; Odin leaves, 42, 48; Odin returns to, 44; Gylfi visits, 44; Thor admitted into, 61; Bilskirnir in, 61; Brock visits, 68; Hrungnir boasts in, 73; unprotected state of, 76; Thor’s return to, 79; Loki’s return to, 80; Tyr, a god off, 84; Fenris brought to, 89; Odin brings inspiration to, 96; Idun and Bragi arrive in, 99; Idun to be lured out of, 101; Idun mourns for, 102, 103, 283; gods return without Idun to, 106; Frey, Freya, and Niörd in, 107; Niörd summoned to, 108; Thiassi slain in, 104, 108; Skadi’s honeymoon in, 109; Frey welcomed to, 112; Freya welcomed to, 124, 131; Uller rules in, 131; Balder leaves, 133; Forseti arrives in, 134; Heimdall arrives in, 137; Heimdall leaves, 141; Hermod returns to, 146; Vali comes to, 152; sin enters, 154; Ægir’s visit to, 174; Odin’s return to, 186; gods’ sad return to, 192; messengers’ return to, 195; Loki banished from, 200, 204; gods wish to fortify, 202; a Hrim-thurs threatens, 203; Loki forfeits, 206; fire giants storm, 267; Olympus, the Greek, 276; Valkyrs, cupbearers in, 287.
ASGARDREIA (as-gard-rī'a). Wild Hunt called, 30.
ASIA. Plateau of Iran in, 9; Æsir come from, 43.
ASK (äsk). Ash tree from which gods made man, 19; compared to creation of Prometheus, 278.
ASLAUG (a-sloug'). The fostering of, 249.
ASYNJUR (a-sin'jŏŏr). Northern goddesses called, 18.
ATALANTA (at-a-lan'tá). Her apples compared to Gerda’s, 285.
ATLA (at'lá). One of the wave maidens, 137.
ATLANTIC. Cruise of the Mannigfual in the, 214.
ATLAS. Greek equivalent for Riesengebirge, 290.
ATLI (at'lē). Gudrun wooed by, 257; treachery of, 258; Hogni and Gunnar slain by, 259; Gudrun slays, 260; same as Attila, 262; Gudrun’s union with, 292.
ATTILA (at'i-lá). King of the Huns, has Cheru’s sword, 87; same as Atli, 262.
AUD (oud). Son of Nott, 15.
AUDIIUMLA (ou-dhobm'la). Cow nourishes Ymir, 11.
AUGEIA (ou-gī'yá). Wave maiden, 137.
AUGSBURG (awgz'berg). Tyr’s city, 84.
AURGIAFA (our-gyä'fá). Wave maiden, 137.
AUSTRI (ou'strē). Dwarf, supporter of heavenly vault at East, 14.
AUSTRIA. Curious custom in, 121.


B

BACCHUS (bak'kus). Atli compared to, 292.
BALDER (bäl'der). Allffather questions Vafthrudnir about, 38; son of Frigga, 43; Skadi wishes to marry, 109; Uller akin to, 133; Forseti, son of, 134; Ferseti’s connection with, 136; Vali, the avenger of, 152; god of sun and summer, 182-198; Loki, real murderer of, 204; absent at Ægir’s banquet, 205; compared to Sigurd, 261; Loki deprives Æsir of, 263; the return of, 271; his death avenged, 286; Hodur murders, 287; compared to Greek sun-gods, 289.
BALMUNG (bäl'moong). Volund forges, 165; Odin drives into Branstock, 227; Sigmund secures, 228; Siggeir obtains, 229; Sinfiotli makes use of, 233, 234; Odin breaks, 237; Hiordis treasures shards of, 238; forged again, 243; Fafnir slain by, 245; Sigurd cuts off Brunhild’s armor with, 247; laid it between Sigurd and Brunhild, 252; Guttorm slain by, 255; it is put on funeral pyre, 256; emblem of sunbeam, 261; compared to sword of Ægeus, 291.
BALTIC SEA. Cruise of Mannigfual in, 215, 290.
BARBAROSSA (bär-ba-ros'sá), FREDERICK. Leader of Wild Hunt, 31.
BAUCIS (baw'sis). Story of, compared with Geirrod and Agnar, 279.
BAUGI (bou'gē). Odin serves, 95.
BEAV. Same as Vali, 152.
BELDEGG (bel'deg). King of West Saxony, 44.
BELL (bel'ē). Death of, 117; son of Kari, 212.
BEHMER (bā'mer). Forest in Bohemia, 31.
BERGELMIR (ber-gel'mir). Escapes deluge, 12, 210; same as Farbauti, 199.
BERSERKER (bēr'serk-er). Rage of, 29; wolf held by, 190.
BERTHA (bēr'thá). Same as Frigga, 58; mother of Charlemagne, 58; patroness of spinning, 59.
BESTLA (best'lá). Giantess, 12; Æsir’s mortal element from, 16.
BETHLEHEM (beth'lē-ėm). Peace of Frodi when Christ was born in, 122.
BEYGGVIR (bīg'vir). Servant of Frey, 117.
BEYLA (bī'lá). Servant of Frey, 117.
BIFRÖST (bē'frēst). Rainbow bridge, 20; Valkyrs ride over, 26, 160; description of, 137; Heimdall, warder of, 138; Odin rides over, 184; insufficiency of, 202; Helgi rides over, 236; downfall of, 267; Giallar-horn proclaims passage of gods over, 285.
BIL. The waning moon, 16.
BILLING. King of Ruthenes, 150; anxious to save Rinda, 152.
BILSKIRNIR (bil'skēr-nir). Thor’s palace called, 61; thralls entertained in, 62.
BINGEN (bing'en). Rat Tower near, 35.
BISHOP HATTO. Story of, 35.
BLACK DEATH. Pestilence, 170.
BLACK FOREST. Giants in the, 215.
BLOCKSBERG (bloks'berg). Norns on the, 159.
BLODUG-HOFI (blō'dug-hō'fē). Frey’s steed called, 113; Gymir’s fire crossed by, 115; compared to Pegasus, 284.
BLOODY EAGLE. Description of, 85; Sigurd cuts the, 244.
BODEN (bō'den). The bowl of offering, 93.
BODVILD (bod'vēld). Betrayed by Völund, 165.
BOHEMIAN FOREST. Same as Behmer, 31.
BOLTHORN (bol'thorn). Giant called, 12.
BOLWERK (bol'wērk). Odin serves, 95.
BÖR (bēr). Marries Bestla, 12; earth created by sons of, 13; divine element of gods in, 16.
BORGHILD (bôrg'hild). Sigmund marries, 234; Sinfiotli poisoned by, 236; Sigmund repudiates, 237.
BORNHOLM (bôrn'holm). The formation of, 215; Mannigfual cruise connected with, 290.
Bous (bō'us). Same as Vali, 152.
BRAGA-FUL (brä'gá-ful). Toast in honor of Bragi, 99.
BRAGA-MEN. Northern scalds, 99.
BRAGA-WOMEN. Northern priestesses, 99.
BRAGI (brä'gē). Heroes welcomed to Asgard by, 26; Gunlod, mother of, 43; god of music and eloquence, 93-99; birth of, 97; the absence of, 102; Idun mourns for, 103; Idun sought by, 105; remains with Idun in Nifl-heim, 106; heroes welcomed by Heimdall and, 141; Ægir delights in tales of, 174; compared to Greek divinities, 283.
BRANSTOCK (bran'stok). Oak in Volsungs’ hall, 226; sword thrust in the, 227; Sigmund under the, 234.
BRECHTA (brek'tá). Frigga, 58.
BREIDABLIK (bri'dá-blik). Balder’s palace, 182; Balder’s corpse carried to, 189; compared to Apollo’s palace, 289.
BRIMER (bri'mer). Hall of giants, 273.
BRISINGA-MEN (bri-sing'á-men). Necklace of Freya, 127; Loki attempts to steal, 140, 286; emblem of fruitfulness, 141; made by dwarfs, 218.
BROCK. Jealousy of, 66; Loki’s wager with, 67; three treasures of, 68; wager won by, 69; story compared with that of Io, 282.
BROCKEN (brŏk'en). Witches’ dance on the, 130; Norns on the, 159.
BROWNIES. Same as dwarfs, 217; same as elves, 223.
BRUNHILD (brōōn'hild). A Valkyr, 165; Sigurd finds, 247; Sigurd wooes, 248; Sigurd marries, 249; Sigurd forgets, 250; Gunnar loves, 251; Gunnar wooes by proxy, 252; wrath and jealousy of, 253; Hogni swears to avenge, 254; rejoices at death of Sigurd, 255; death of, 256; Atli, brother of, 257; compared to Greek divinities, 261, 291, 292.
BRUNNAKER (brōōn'na-ker). Idun’s grove in, 102.
BURGUNDIAN (bēr-gun'di-an). Ildico, a princess, 87; Gunnar, a monarch, 262.
BURI (bū'rē). Creation of, 11; giants’ war against, 12.
BURI. Grove where Frey and Gerda meet, 116.
BYZANTINE (bi-zan'tin). Teutonic race influenced by that faith, 224.


C

CACUS (kā'kus). Hrungnir compared to, 282.
CADUCEUS (ka-dū'she-us). Gambantein compared to, 286.
CAIN’S HUNT. The Wild Hunt, 32.
CALAIS (kal'is). Mannigfual passes, 214.
CALYPSO (ka-lip'so). Compared to Holds, 281.
CAMOMILE. Called “Balder’s brow,” 182.
CAPITOLINE HILL. Vitellius slain on, 87.
CARTHAGE. Compared to Seeland, 280.
CASTOR. Compared to Erp, Sörli, and Hamdir, 292.
CATTEGAT (kat'e-gat). Ægir dwells in, 171, 288.
CAUCASUS (kaw'ka-sus). Loki’s punishment compared to Prometheus’s on the, 289.
CELTIC (sel'tik). Origin of the language, 274.
CEPHALUS (sef'a-lus). A personification of the sun, 277.
CERBERUS (sēr'be-rus). Analogy of Garm and, 288.
CERES (sē'rēz). Compared to Rinda, 277; compared to Frigga, 279; compared to Groa, 282; personification of earth, 289.
CERYNEAN STAG (ser-i-nē'an). Story of, 276.
CHANGELINGS. Recipe for riddance of, 31, 219.
CHAOS. World rose from, lo; analogy between Greek and Northern conception of, 275.
CHARIOT. Sun and moon, 14; night and day, 15; Irmin’s, 36; Holda’s, 57; Nerthus’s, 59; Thor’s, 64, 69, 78; Frey’s, 113; Freya’s, 128; comparison between chariots of Greek and Northern gods, 276.
CHARLEMAGNE (shär'le-mān). Leader of Wild Hunt, 31, 32; Bertha, mother of, 58; Freya’s temple destroyed by, 128; sword of, 165.
CHARLES V. Alva, general of, 88.
CHARLES’S WAIN. Same as Great Bear, 36.
CHARON (kā'ron). Compared to Modgud, 288.
CHARYBDIS (ka-rib'dis). Northern parallel to, 283.
CHERU (kēr'ū). Same as Tyr, 86; sword of, 87, 88; Heimdall same as, 141.
CHERUSKI (ke-rŏŏs'kē). The worship of the, 86.
CHIRON (kī'ron). Compared to Gripir, 291.
CHRIST. Peace of Frodi at birth of, 122.
CHRISTIANITY. Attempts to introduce, 58, 88, 130, 212.
CHRISTIANS. Easter feast, 58; Norsemen in contact with, 272.
CHRISTIANSOE. Formation of, 215.
CHRISTMAS. Wild Hunt at, 31; Bertha’s visit at, 59; Yule now called, 121; trolls celebrate, 213.
CLIO (klī'ō). Same as Saga, 279.
COLCHIS (kol'kis). Argo sails to, 282.
COLOGNE (ko-lōn'). Odin visits, 86.
COLUMBUS. Norsemen discovered America before, 224.
CORONIS (ko-rō'nis). Ratatosk compared to crow in story of, 278.
CRETAN LABYRINTH. Compared to Völund’s house, 287.
CRETE (krēt). Odin’s tomb at Upsala compared to Jupiter’s in, 280.
CYCLOPS (sī'klops). Compared to Loki, 284; to Northern dwarfs, 291.
CYNTHIA (sin'thi-á). Mani compared to, 276.


D

DÆDALUS (dē'dá-lus). Compared to Völund, 287.
DAG. Son of Nott, 15; a treacherous Hunding, 235.
DAIN (dā'in). Stag on Yggdrasil, 20.
DANAE (dan'ā-ē). Compared to Rinda, 286.
DANES. Sacrificing place of, 53; Frey, ruler of, 122; Mysinger slays, 123; Ragnar Lodbrog, king of the, 249.
DANISH BALLAD. Aager and Else a, 170.
DANUBE. Cheru’s sword buried on banks of, 87.
DAPHNE (daf'ne). Northern equivalent, 277.
DAY. Divisions of, 17; Vafthrudnir’s questions about, 37.
DECEMBER. Uller’s month, 133.
DEIANEIRA (dē-i-a-nī'rá). Loki’s jealousy compared to that of, 289.
DELLINGER (del'ling-er). Third husband of Nott, 15.
DELPHI (del'fī). Compared to Gimli, 290.
DELUGE. Ymir’s blood causes, 12; Ragnarok, a version of, 290.
DENMARK. Odin conquers, 43, 44; Freyin, 122; Freyain, 124; Konur, king of, 143; Norns visit, 157; horn in collection of, 214; Gudrun leaves, 257.
DESTINY. Compared to Orlog, 278.
DEUCALION (dū-kā'li-on) and Pyrrha compared to Lif and Lifthrasir, 290.
DIANA (di-a'ná). Mani corresponds to, 276; Skadi compared to, 284.
DIDO (dī'dō). Compared to Gefjon, 280.
DISES (dis'ez). Norns same as, 159.
DODONA (dō-dō'ná). Compared to Upsala, 280.
DOLMENS. Stone altars called, 85.
DONAR (dō'när). Same as Thor, 61.
DOVER. Mannigfual passes, 214, 290.
DRAUPNIR (droup'nir). Odin’s ring called, 24; Sindri and Brock make, 67; Odin receives, 68; Skirnir offers Gerda, 115; laid on Balder’s pyre, 190; Balder sends Odin, 194; emblem of fertility, 196; dwarfs fashion, 218; Greek equivalent, 282.
DROMA (drō'má). Chain for Fenris, 90; proverb about, 283.
DRUIDS (drōō'idz). Human sacrifices of, 85.
DRUSUS (drōō'sus). Warned by a Vala, 158.
DRYADS (drī'adz). Northern equivalent for, 277.
DUKE of ALVA. Cheru’s sword found by, 88.
DUNEYR (dū'nīr). Stag on Yggdrasil, 20.
DUNMOW (dun'mou). Flitch of bacon, 121.
DURATHOR (dū'ra-thôr). Stag on Yggdrasil, 20.
“DUSK OF THE GODS.” Wagner’s opera, 225.
DYALIN (dvä'lin). Stag on Yggdrasil, 20; dwarf visited by Loki, 66.
DWARFS. Black elves called, 18; Ægir does not rank with, 171; one burned with Balder, 191; occupations of, 217–221; home of the, 273; nightmares are, 291.


E

EAGOR. Same as Ægir, 173.
EAST SAXONY. Conquered by Odin, 44.
EASTER. Same as Ostara, 57; stones, altars to Ostara, 58.
EÁSTRE. Same as Ostara, 57.
ECHO. Dwarf’s talk, 218.
ECKHARDT (ek'hart). Tries to stop Tannhauser, 56; compared to Mentor, 281.
ECLIPSES. Northern belief concerning cause of, 16.
EDDA. Collection of Northern myths, 10, 45, 225, 272; sword-runes in, 85; Frey’s wooing related in, 114; Heimdall’s visit to earth described in, 141; Sæmund, compiler of Elder, 224; heroic lays in, 225; Younger, 44.
EGIA (ē'gyá). Wave maiden, 137.
EGIL (ē'gil). Marries a Valkyr, 163; arrow of, 165; Thialfi’s father, 174.
EGLIMI (eg'li-mē). Father of Hiordis, 237.
EINHERIAR (īn-hā'ri-ar). Odin’s guests, 25; meat of, 27; daily battles of, 27; Valkyrs wait on, 162; Helgi, leader of, 236; Giallar-horn calls, 266; muster of, 268; all slain on Vigrid, 269.
EINMYRIA (īn-mē'ri-á). Daughter of Loki, 199.
EIRA (ī'rá). Goddess of medicine, 53.
EISA (ī'sá). Daughter of Loki, 199.
EITEL (ī'tel). Son of Atli and Gudrun, 257.
ELB. Water sprite, 179; god of the Elbe, 288.
ELBE (el'be). Drusus stopped at, 159; river named after Elb, 179. ELBEGAST (el'be-gast). King of the dwarfs, 218.
ELDE (el'de). Ægir’s servant, 174.
ELDHRIMNIR (el-dhrim'nir). Kettle in Valhalla, 27.
ELF. Water sprite, 179; elf lights, 222; elf locks, 223.
ELF. Sigmund buried by, 238; Hiordis marries, 239; second marriage of, 256.
ELIVAGAR (el-i-vag'ar). Streams of ice from Hvergelmir, 10, 12; Thor crosses, 76; rolling ice in, 168; Thor’s journey east of, 171.
ELLI (el'lē). Thor wrestles with, 72, 73.
ELSE (el'sa). Ballad of Anger and, 170.
ELVES. Light elves, 18; occupation of the, 221-225; Ægir does not rank with the, 171.
ELVIDNER (el-vid'ner). Hel’s hall, 168.
EMBLA (em'blá). The elm or first woman, 19; wooden, 278.
ENCELADUS (en-sel'a-dus). Compared to Loki, 289.
ENGLAND. Wild Hunt in, 32; May-day in, 42; Yule in, 119; ditch of bacon in, 120, 121; miners in, 220; Albion same as, 221; fairies in, 221, 222; Oberon, fairy king in, 223.
ENGLISH CHANNEL. Mannigfual in, 214.
EPIMETHEUS (ep-i-mē'thūs). Compared to Northern creators, 278.
ER. Same as Tyr, 86; Heimdall same as, 141.
ERDA. Same as ford, 61.
ERMENRICH (ēr'men-rēkh). Swanhild marries, 260; Gudrun’s sons attack, 261.
ERNA. Jarl marries, 143.
ERP. Son of Atli and Gudrun, 257; son of Jonakur and Gudrun, 260; slain by brothers, 261; to avenge Swanhild, 292.
ESKIMO. Skadi’s dog, 111.
EUBŒA (ū-bē'á). Ægir’s palace resembles Neptune’s home in, 288.
EUHEMERUS (ū-hem'er-us). Historical theory of, 280.
EUROPA (ū-rō'pá). Northern equivalent for story of, 290.
EUROPE. Æsir migrate into, 43; discovery of, 274.
EURYDICE (ū-rid'i-sē). Compared to Idun, 283.
EUXINE SEA (ūk'sin). Mannigfual’s cruise compared to Argo’s in, 290.
EVENING. Part of day, 17.
EXORCISM. Of spectral hound, 31; of changelings, 219, 220.


F

FADIR (fä'dir). Heimdall visits, 143.
“FAERIE QUEENE.” Girdle in, 218.
FAFNIR (faf'nir). Son of Hreidmar, 240; gold seized by, 243; Sigurd goes to slay, 244, 245, 246; Gudrun eats heart of, 251; personification of cold and darkness, 262, 292; compared to Python, 291.
FAIRY RINGS. Magic spell of, 221.
FAIRYLAND. Alf-heim is, 112.
FARBAUTI (far-bou'tē). Same as Bergelmir, 199.
FAROE ISLANDS. Thor’s name in, 81.
FATES. Yggdrasil sprinkled by Northern, 20; compared to Norns, 286, 287.
FEBRUARY. Vali’s month is, 153.
FENG. Same as Odin, 244.
FENIA. Giantess slave of Frodi, 122.
FENRIS (fen'ris). Birth and capture of, 89; story of, 89–92; shoe to defend Vidar against, 148; prediction concerning, 149; Hel related to, 166; birth of, 200; Loki, father of, 212; released from bonds, 265; Loki leads, 268; death of, 269; Tyr alone dare face, 283; compared to Nemean lion, 286; compared to Pyrrhus, 290.
FENSALIR (fen'säl-ir). Frigga’s palace, 47; Frigga spinning in, 187.
FIALAR (fyäl'ar). 1. Kvasir slain by, 93. 2. Red cock of Valhalla, 265.
FIMBULWINTER (fim'bul-win-ter). Prediction of coming, 192; terror of people at approach of, 264; Greek equivalent, 290.
FINITE NATURE. Of gods, 16.
FINNS. Hermod visits the, 145.
FIOLNIR (fyol'nir). 1. Birth of, 117. 2. Same as Odin, 244.
FIORGYN (fyôr'gēn). Genealogy of, 43; Frigga, daughter of, 46.
FLAX. Discovery of, 54-56.
FLINT. Origin of, 75, 76.
FLITCH. Of bacon, 120, 121.
FLORA. Nanna compared to, 289.
FOLKVANG (fōk'vang). Freya’s home, 77, 124; warriors and wives in, 125; Loki enters, 140.
FORENOON. Part of day, 17.
FORNJOTNR (fôrn-yōt'nr). Same as Ymir, 199; giants descended from, 212.
FORSETI (fôr-set'e). God of justice, 134–137; Greek equivalent for, 286; the land of, 136.
FRAANANGER (frā-nan'ger). Loki takes refuge in, 206.
FRANCE. Golden age in, 58; Oberon, fairy king in, 223.
FRANCONIA. Conquered by Odin, 44.
FRANKISH. Kings’ descent, 212; queen marries giant, 290.
FRANKLAND. Hindarfiall in, 246.
FRANKS. Worship of Tyr among the, 85; martial games of the, 88.
FRAU GODE (frou gō'dā). Same as Frigga, 59.
FRAU HOLLE. Same as Frigga, 54.
FRAU VENUS. Same as Holda, 56.
FREDERICK BARBAROSSA. Wild Hunt led by, 31.
FREKI (frek'ē). Odin’s wolf, 24, 278.
FRENCH REVOLUTION. Wild Hunt announces, 32.
FREY (frī). Comes to Asgard, 22, 107; present for, 66; Gullin-bursti and Skidbladnir for, 68; toast to, 111; god of summer, 112-124; Freya, sister of, 124; rides with Freya, 128; Freya marries, 129; sword of, 219; elves governed by, 221; deprived of power, 223; weapon, a stag’s horn, 267; fights Surtr, 268; death of, 269; boar of, 282; Greek equivalent, 284.
FREYA (frī'á). Comes to Asgard, 22, 107; Hrungnir wants, 74; Loki borrows falcon plumes of, 77, 103; anger of, 77; Thor borrows garments of, 78; Thor personates, 79; Freya, goddess of beauty, 124–130; Friday sacred to, 128; Loki steals necklace of, 140, 199; the earth is, 141; Valkyrs led by, 162; promised to giant, 202; gods fear to lose, 203; dwarfs make necklace for, 218; Greek equivalents, 279, 282, 285.
FREYGERDA (frī-gēr'dá). Wife of Fridleef, 122.
FRIDAY. Sacred to Freya, 128.
FRIDLEEF (frid'leef). Same as Frey, 122.
FRIGGA (frig'á). Sits on Hlidskialf, 23; Odin disguises himself by advice of, 37; Agnar fostered by, 40; Odin outwitted by, 41, 49; wife of Vili and Ve, 42; Odin’s wife, 43; seven sons of, 44; goddess of earth, 44–60; goddess of atmosphere, 46; secrecy of, 46; worshiped with Odin, 54; Thor, son of, 61; Nerthus same as, rob; Freya same as, 124; Uller marries, 131; Balder and Hodur, sons of, 182; Balder’s depression noticed by, 183; all things swear to, 184; Loki wrests secret from, 187, 188; Hermod departs at request of, 189; the hope of, 192; emblem of earth, 196; grants Rerir’s wish, 226; Greek equivalents, 279, 280, 282, 289.
FRISIANS (friz'ianz). Want new laws, 135; tradition of, 214.
FRO. Same as Frey, 112, 120, 284.
FRODI (frō'dē). Mill of, 122; death of, 123.
FULLA (ful'á). Attendant of Frigga, 48, 50, 57; Nanna sends ring to, 194.
FUNFENG (fun'feng). Ægir’s servant, 174; Loki jealous of, 205.
FYLGIE (fēl'gye). Guardian spirit, 159.


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GABRIEL’S HOUNDS. Wild Hunt in England, 30.
GALAR (gäl'ar). Kvasir slain by, 93.
GAMBANTEIN (gam'ban-tīn). Wand of Hermod, 145; like Caduceus, 286.
GAMLA UPSALA (gam'lá up-sä'lá). Odin’s, Frey’s, and Thor’s mounds near, 118.
GANGLER (gang'ler). Deludes Gylfi, 44.
GANGRAD (gang'räd). Odin as, 37.
GANYMEDE (gan'i-mēd). Northern equivalent for story of, 283.
GARM. Dog of Hel, 167; Odin passes, 184; Hel followed by, 267; Loki leads, 268; death of, 269; compared to Cerberus, 288.
GEFJON (gef'yon). Gylfi visited by, 52; compared to Dido, 280.
GEFN. Same as Freya. 125.
GEIR ODDS (gīr odz). Carving of, 44, 169.
GEIRROD (gīr'rod). 1. Story of, 39–41. 2. Loki visits, 79; Thor visits, 80, 81, 148; Loki accompanies Thor to, 199; Greek equivalent, 279.
GELGIA (gel'gyá). End of Fenris’s fetter, 92.
GERDA (gēr'dá). Wooed by Frey, 114, 115, 116; Greek counterparts of, 285.
GERI (gēr'ē). Odin’s wolf, 24, 278.
GERMAN. Cheru’s sword belongs to a, 86; Langobart, a long beard in, 50; Eckhardt the mentor, 56; belief in Lorelei, 180; topographical belief, 211; belief in fairies, 222; epic, Nibelungenlied, 225.
GERMANY. Wild Hunt in, 32; Odin conquers, 43; Abundantia worshiped in, 51; worship of Frigga in, 54; Easter-stones in, 58; golden age in, 58; belief in White Lady in, 59; Thor, kettle vender in, 64; storms in, 69; Nerthus in, 108; Frey is Fro in, 112; Yule in, 119; Freya’s worship in, 124, 125; temple in Magdeburg in, 128; Freya now a witch in, 130; Uller in, 132; the Elbe in, 179; sandhills in, 214; sacrifices to elves in, 223.
GERSEMI (gēr'se-mē). Freya’s daughter, 125.
GERTRUDE (gēr'trōōd). Replaces Freya in Germany, 130.
GIALLAR (gyäl'lar). Bridge in Niflheim, 167; Odin rides over, 184; trembling of, 192; Greek equivalent, 288.
GIALLAR-HORN. Heimdall’s trumpet, 21, 138; last blast of the, 265; Greek equivalent, 286.
GIALP (gyälp). Incantation of, 80; Thor breaks the back of, 81; wave maiden called, 137.
GIANTS. Birth of ice, 11; gods slay the, 12; Ægir does not belong to the, 171; Hyrrokin summoned by the, 190; general account of the, 210–217; Brimer, ball of, 273.
GILLING (gil'ling). Giant slain by dwarfs, 93; death of wife of, 94.
GIMLI (gim'lē). Not consumed in Ragnarok, 272; compared to Delphi, 290.
GINNUNGA-GAP (ge-nōōn'gá-gap). Primeval abyss, 10; giants come to life in, 210.
GIOLL (gyol). Rock to which Fenris is bound, 92.
GIOLL (gyēl). River boundary of Nifl-heim, 167; Hermod crosses, 192; like Acheron, 288.
GIUKI (gi-'ōōki). Niblung king, 250; Sigurd, blood brother of sons of, 251.
GIUKINGS. Sons of Giuki, 251; Sigurd slain by, 256.
GLADS-H RIM (glädz-hīm). Twelve seats in, 25; Tyr welcomed in, 84; Vali dwells in, 153; Odin returns to, 187.
GLASIR (glä'sir). The golden grove of, 25.
GLAUMVOR (gloum'vor). Second wife of Gunnar, 257.
GLAUR (glour). Husband of Sol, 14,
GLEIPNIR (glīp'nir). Manufacture of, 90, 91.
GLITNIR (glit'nir). Forseti’s hall, 134.
GLITTERING HEATH. Fafnir on the, 243.
GLUT (glōōt). Loki’s first wife, 199.
GNA (gnä). Messenger of Frigga, 51; carries apple to Rerir, 226; compared to Iris, 280.
GNIPA (gnē'pá). Cave in Nifl-helm, 167; Garm in, 288.
GNÎTAHEID (gnē'tá-hīd). Fafniron, 243.
GNOMES (nōmz). Same as dwarfs, 18.
GOBLINS. Same as dwarfs, 217.
GODE (gō'de). Same as Frigga, 59.
GODEY. Thor’s temple at, 82.
GODI. Human sacrifices by, 85.
GOLD. Freya’s tears are, 126; the flame of the sea, 172.
GOLDEN AGE, 19; Norns arrive after, 154; Greek equivalent for Northern, 278; Frey’s reign the, 284.
GONDEMAR (gon'de-mar). King of the dwarfs, 218.
GOTHLAND. Thor’s temple in, 82; Sigmund leaves, 234; Ermenrich, king of, 260.
GOTHS. Siggeir, king of the, 226; Sigmund and Sinfiotli, prisoners of the, 233.
GRANE (grä'nē). Sigurd chooses, 240.
GREAT BEAR. Odin’s Wain, 36.
GREENLAND. First settlement, 224.
GREIP (grīp). Thor breaks the back of, 81; a wave maiden called, 137.
GRENDEL. Son of Hler, 213.
GREYFELL (grā'fel). Same as Grane, 240; Sigurd loads hoard on, 246; Gunnar borrows, 251; Sigurd rides through flames on, 252; burned with Sigurd, 256.
GRID. Wife of Odin, 43, 80, 147; gives Vidar shoe, 148; with Vidar and Odin, 149.
GRIMHII.D (grim'hild). Queen of the Niblungs, 250; wishes Gunnar to marry, 251, 252, 253; gives magic potion to Guttorm, 254; to Gudrun, 257.
GRIMNIR. Odin as, 41.
GRIOTTUNAGARD (gryot-tū'na-gärd). The dual in, 74.
GRIPIR (grē'pir). Stud-keeper of Elf, 240; prophecies of, 244; compared to Chiron, 291.
GROA (grō'á). Incantations of, 76; compared to Ceres, 282.
GROTTI. Magic mill, 122, 123.
GRYPTO. Nun on, 212.
GUDRUN (gōō-drōōn'). 1. A Valkyr marries Helgi, 235; self-sacrifice of, 236. 2. Gives magic potion to Sigurd, 250; marries Sigurd, 251; Sigurd gives ring to, 213; Sigurd offers to repudiate, 254; mourning of, 255; goes to Denmark, 256; wooed by Atli, 257; Niblungs helped by, 258; slays her children, 259; revenge of, 260; sends sons to avenge Swanhild, 261; same as Ildico, 262; Greek equivalent, 292.
GULL-TOP (gōōl-top). Heimdall’s steed, 139.
GULLFAXI (gōōl-fax'ē). Hrungnir’s steed, 73; Magni receives, 75.
GULLIN-BURSTI (gōōl'in-bērs-tē). Making of, 67; Frey receives, 68, 113; dwarfs manufacture, 218.
GULLIN-KAMBI (gōōl'in-käm-bē). Midgard rooster, 265.
GULLIN-TANI (gōōl'in-tä-nē). Same as Heimdall, 139.
GUNDICARIUS (gōōn-di-cär'i-us). Same as Gunnar, 262.
GUNGNIR (gōōng'nir). Odin’s spear, 24; made of Yggdrasil wood, 37; runes on, 39; Dvalin makes point of, 66, 218; Odin receives, 68; Hermod throws, 144; Dag borrows, 235; Greek equivalent, 277.
GUNLOD (gōōn'lod). Mother of Bragi, 43; guardian of inspiration, 94; Odin visits, 95, 96.
GUNNAR (gun'när). Son of Giuki, 250; wooing of Brunhild by, 251; Brunhild marries, 253; repentance of, 255; Brunhild burned by order
of, 256; Atli asks compensation for death of the sister of, 257; courage and oath of, 258; death of, 259; same as Gundicarius, 262; Greek equivalents, 292.
GUTTORM (gōōt'torm). Son of Giuki, 250; Sigurd slain by, 254; death of, 255.
GYLFI (gēl'fē). Odin welcomed by, 43; delusion of, 44; Gefjon visits, 52; Greek equivalent, 280.
GYMIR (gē'mir). Gerda, daughter of, 114; dwelling of, 115; Ægir same as, 173; son of Hler, 212.


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HADES (hā'dēz). Compared to Nifl-heim, 281, 289; Jötun-heim compared to, 283.
HAGAL. Fosters Helgi, 235.
HAGEDISES (hag'e-dis-ez). Norns called, 159.
HAKON (hä'kon). Thora, daughter of, 256; marries a Valkyr, 287.
HALLINSKIDE (häl'lin-skē-de). Heimdall, same as, 141.
HAMADRYADS. Northern equivalents, 277.
HAMDIR (ham'dir). Son of Gudrun, 260; death of, 261; Greek equivalent, 292.
HAMELIN (ham'e-lin). Story of Pied Piper of, 33, 34; Greek equivalent, 280.
HAMMER. To dedicate boundaries, homes, marriages, 64; effect of, 70; the theft of the, 76; sign of the, 99.
HAMOND. Son of Sigmund, 234.
HANS VON HACKELBERG. Leader of Wild Hunt, 31, 32.
HAR. One of the triad seen by Gylfi, 44.
HARALD HARFAGER (här'fag-er). Norseman driven away by, 224.
HATI (hä'tē). Wolf pursuing orbs, 16; fed in Ironwood, 265; demon of darkness, 290.
HATTO. Bishop of Mayence, 35.
HÁVAMÁL (hav'a-mal). Code of laws and ethics, 45.
HEBE (hē'bē). Compared to Valkyrs, 287.
HECTOR. Northern equivalent, 290.
HEIDRUN (hī'drōōn). Goat supplying mead, 20; compared to Amalthea, 278.
HEIM-DELLINGER. Same as Heimdall, 139.
HEIMCHEN. Unborn children, 58.
HEIMDALL (hīm'däl). Bifröst guarded by, 21; nine mothers of, 43; Thor advised by, 78; Idun sought by, 105; Brisinga-men saved by, 127; watch-warder of Asgard,
137–143; connected with Æsir, 147; watchfulness of, 202; Loki to be slain by, 208; horn blown by, 265; Loki fights, 268; death of, 269; Greek equivalents, 286.
HEIME. Miming, the sword of, 165.
“HEIMSKRINGLA” (hīmz'kring-lá). Northern chronicle, 117.
HEL. Goddess of death, 32; birth and banishment of, 89, 200; realm of, 98; Idun’s sojourn with, 105, 106; Uller with, 133; Skuld as, 159; the home of, 166–170; Odin visits, 184; daughter of Loki, 212; Hermod goes to, 184; couches spread by, 185; Hermod visits, 189; challenged, 192; urged to release Balder, 193; Hermod leaves, 194; the bird of, 265; arrives on Vigrid, 267; army of, 268; realm burned, 269; Garm guards gate of, 288; rake of, 289.
HEL-CAKE. Provided for Garm, 167.
HEL-GATE. Hermod passes, 167, 193.
HEL-SHOES. For feet of dead, 167.
HEL-WAY. Hermod journeys along the, 192.
HELA. Same as Hel, 166.
HELEN. Northern equivalents, 290, 291, 292.
HELFERICH (hel'fer-ēkh). Same as Elf, 238.
HELFRAT (hel'frat). Same as Elf, 238.
HELGI. Glorious career of, 234, 235; marriage of, 287.
HELIADES (he-lī'a-dēz). Northern equivalent, 285.
HELICON. Compared to Sokvabek, 279; to Od-hroerir, 283.
HELIGOLAND (hel'i-go-länd). Naming of, 131.
HELIOS (hē'li-os). Northernequivalent, 276.
HELMET OF DREAD, 242, 243; Sigurd uses the, 246, 251, 256.
HENGI-KIAPTR (heng'gē-kyäp'tr) Frodi’s mill called, 122.
HENGIST (heng'gist). Descendant of Odin, 44.
HENRY. Murder of, 32; Ilse seen by, 215.
HERACLID. (her-a-klī'dē). Northern equivalents, 279.
HERCULES (hēr'cu-lēz). Northern equivalents, 276, 281, 282, 286, 287, 289.
HERLA. Mythical king of England, 32.
HERLATHING. Wild Hunt called, 32.
HERMIE (hēr'mē). Comparison between Northern boundaries and, 281.
HERMOD (hēr'mod). Heroes welcomed by, 26; Frigga mother of, 43; messenger of gods, 144, 146; journeys to Nifl-helm, 167, 189, 190-194; Greek equivalent, 286.
HEROD. Leader of Wild Hunt, 32.
HERU. Same as Tyr, 86; same as Heimdall, 141.
HERVOR (hēr'vor). Daughter, of Angantyr, 219.
HIALLI (hyäl'lē). The trembling heart of, 259.
HIGH SONG. Same as Havamal, 45.
HIMINBIORG (him'in-byērg). Heimdall’s palace, 138, 143.
HIMINBRIOTER (him'in-bryō-ter). Thor slays, 175.
HINDARFIALL (hin'dar-fyäl). Sigurd comes to, 246; Brunhild asleep on, 248; Brunhild’s story not ended on, 250.
HINDFELL (hind'fel). Same as Hindarfiall. 248
HIORDIS (hyôr'dis). Sigmund marries, 237; and leaves sword to, 238; Elf marries, 239; Sigurd obtains sword from, 244; death of, 256.
HIPPOMENES (hip-pom'e-nēz). Northern equivalent, 285.
HIUKI (hū'kē). Companion of Mani, 16.
HLADER (hlä'der). Thor’s temple at, 82.
HLEIDRA (hlī'drá). Capital of Denmark, 53.
HLER. Same as Ægir, 171, 173; brother of Loki, 199; son of Fornjotnr, 212.
HLESEY. Ægir’s palace in, 171, 174.
HLIDSKIALF (hlidz'kyálf). Odin’s seat, 23, 25, 79; Odin sees sons of Hrauding from, 40; Frigga sits on, 46; Odin sees Vandals from, 49; Frey mounts, 114.
HLIN. Frigga’s attendant, 51.
HLODYN (hlo'dēn). Same as Nerthus, 60.
HLORA. Thor fostered by, 61.
HLORRIDI (hlôr-rē'dē). Same as Thor, 61.
HNIKAR (hnē'kar). Same as Odin, 244.
HNOSS. Freya’s daughter, 325.
HODMIMIR (hod-mē'mir). The forest of, 270.
HODUR (hō'der). Personification of darkness, 133, 197; Vali to slay,
152, 186; twin brother of Balder, 182; Balder to be slain by, 185; Balder slain by, 188, 189; Vali slays, 195, 287; explanation of myth of, 196; Loki guides hand of, 204; return of, 271.
HOENIR (hē'nir). Gives motion to man, 19; earth visited by, 101, 240; Loki joins, 102; hostage in Vana-heim, 107; peasant asks aid of, 201; survival of, 271.
HOFVARPNIR (hof-värp'nir). Gna’s fleet steed, 51.
HÖGNI (hēg'nē). Son of Giuki, 250; Sigurd’s death planned by, 254; warning given by, 257; captive, 258; the heart of, 259.
HOLDA. Same as Frigga, 54; Uller, husband of, 132.
HOLLAND. Frigga worshiped in, 59.
HOLLE, FRAU. Same as Frigga, 54.
HOLLER. Same as Uller, 132.
HOLMGANG. Thor’s and Hrungnir’s, 74, 75.
HOLY INNOCENTS. In Wild Hunt, 32.
HONEY. Drips from Yggdrasil, 20.
HORN. Same as Freya, 125.
HORSA. Descendant of Odia, 44.
HÖRSELBERG (hēr'sel-berg). Holda’s abode in the, 56, 281.
HOSTAGES. Exchanged by sir and Vanas, 22.
HRAE-SVELGR (hrā-svelgr'). Giant eagle, 17; winds personified by, 277.
HRAUDING (hroud'ing). Agnar and Geirrod, sons of, 39.
HREIDMAR (hrīd'mar). Story of, 240-243.
HRIM-FAXI. Steed of Night, 15.
HRIM-THURS (hrēm-tōōrs). Ice giants at creation, 11; Skadi, a, 109; architect of Valhalla, a, 203.
HROTHI (hrō'tē). Sword of Fafnir, 243.
HRUNGNIR (hrōōng'nir). Odin races with, 73; Thor’s duel with, 74, 75; Greek equivalents, 282.
HRYM (hrēm). Vessel steered by, 266.
HUBERT, SAINT. Uller merged into, 132.
HUGI (hū'gi). Thialfi races with, 72.
HUGIN (hū'gin). Odin’s raven, 24, 278; Od-hroerir discovered by, 94.
HULDA (hul'dá). Same as Holda, 54.
HULDRA (hul'drá). Same as Holda, 60.
HULDRA FOLK. Same as dwarfs and elves, 60, 217, 223.
HUNALAND. Gnaflies over, 51, 234; Brunhild’s home in, 248.
HUNDING. Helgi’s feud with, 235; descendants of, 237, 257, 260, 262.
HUNGARY. Attila settles in, 87.
HUNS. Invasion by the, 87; Sigi, king of the, 226; Land of the, 257, 258, 260, 262, 292.
HUNTSMAN OF FONTAINEBLEAU. Leader of Wild Hunt, 32.
HVERGELMIR (hwer-gel'mir). The seething caldron, 10; Yggdrasil root near, 19; Nidhug in, 20; ice streams from, 168; wicked in, 169.
HYMIR (hē'mir). Story of Thor’s visit and fishing with, 174–177.
HYNDLA (hēnd'lá). Freyaand Ottar visit, 129.
HYPERBOREANS. Northern equivalent, 276.
HYPERION. Northern equivalent, 276.
HYRROKIN (hēr'ro-kin). Ringhorn launched by, 190, 191.


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IAFN-HAR (yáfn'här). Gylfi sees, 44.
IARN-GREIPER (yärn'grī-per). Thor’s glove, 63.
IARNSAXA (yärn'sax-á). 1. Thor’s wife called, 64; feeds wolves, 265.
2. A wave maiden, 137.
ICELAND. Thvera in, 118; Freya in, 124; maze in, 164; earthquakes and geysers in, 208; Norsemen settle in, 272; scenery of, 275.
ICELANDERS. Records of, 9, 139; call mountains Jokul, 211.
ICELANDIC. Shores, 224.
IDA. Same as Idavold, 187; gods return to, 271; same as Asgard, 277.
IDAVOLD. Plain where gods dwell, 18; gods play on, 187; Balder slain on, 188; last meeting on, 271.
IDISES (ē-dis'ez). Norns, 159.
IDUN (ē'doon). Daughter of Ivald, 98; story of, 100–106; returns to Asgard, 108; apples of, 155; Loki betrays, 199; Greek equivalents, 283, 284.
IFING (ē'fing). River surrounding Idavold, 18; Vafthrudnir asks about, 38; Loki flies across, 77. ILDICO (il'di-co). Wife of Attila, 87, 88; same as Gudrun, 262.
ILSE (il'se). Story of Princess, 215; compared to Arethusa, 288.
ILSENSTEIN (il'sen-stīn). Home of Princess Ilse, 215.
INDIA. Languages of, 274.
INGLINGS. Frey’s descendants called, 122, 279.
INGVI-FREY. Story of, 117–122.
INSPIRATION. The story of the draft of, 93–97.
IO. Northern equivalents for story of, 280, 281.
IORMUNGANDR (yēr'mun-gandr). Birth and banishment of, 89; Hel related to, 166; Thor angles for, 176; origin of, 200; rises from sea, 266; Loki leads, 268; tempests caused by, 288.
IRAN (ē-rän'). The plateau of, 9.
IRIS (ī'ris). Compared to Gna, 280.
IRSIIN (ēr'min). Same as Odin, Heimdall, or Hermod, 36, 141, 146.
IRMIN’S WAY. The Milky Way, 36.
IRMINSUL (ēr'min-sŏŏl). Destroyed by Charlemagne, 36.
IRONWOOD. Iron leaves of, 167; wolves fed in, 265.
ISLANDS. Eglimi, king of the, 237.
ITALY. Golden Age in, 284.
IVALD (ē'väld). Dwarf blacksmith, 66, 86; Idun, daughter of, 98.


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JACK AND JILL. Origin of story, 17.
JACK IN THE GREEN, 42.
JACK-O’-LANTERNS. Elf lights, 222.
JANUARY. Yule in, 121, Vali’s month, 153.
JARL (yärl). The birth of, 143.
JASON. Northern equivalents, 282, 291.
JILL. The origin of Jack and, 143.
JOHN THE BAPTIST, 32.
JOKUL (yō'kŏŏl). Same as Jötun, 211.
JONAKUR. Gudrun, wife of, 260.
JÖRD (yērd). Daughter of Nott, 15; wife of Odin, 43, 46, 61.
JOTUN-HEIM (yē'tōōn-hīm). Home of giants, 12; Vafthrudnir inquires about, 38; frost comes from, 69; Loki’s journey to, 78; Odin gazes at, 79; Thor visits Geirrod in, 80; Loki’s progeny in, 88, 89; Odin goes to, 94; Skirnir visits, 115; Thor personates Freya in, 127; Hel born in, 166; Hyrrokin dwells in, 190; Loki goes to, 198, 199; Loki’s home in, 200; giants dwell in, 210; Tartarus compared to, 275; Idun in, 283.
JÖTUNS. Earth in the power of the, 48; the origin of, 210, 211; Thor feared by the, 211.
JOVE. Day of, in the North, 282.
JOYEUSE (zhwä'yēz). Charlemagne’s sword, 165.
JUDEA (ju-dē'á). Bethlehem in, 122.
JUNO. Compared to Frigga, 280, 282; to Freya, 287.
JUPITER. Odin compared to, 275, 277, 278, 279, 280; Amalthea, nurse of, 278; quarrels with Neptune, 278; outwitted by Juno, 280; Thor compared to, 281; secures Ganymede, 283; compared to Frey, 284; wishes to marry Thetis, 286; wooing of Europa, 290.
JUSTICE. Compared to Forseti, 286.
JUTERNAJESTA (yōō-ter-na-jest'á). Senjemand loves, 212.


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KARL (kār'ē). Brother of Ægir, 171; brother of Loki, 199; son of Fornjotnr, 212.
KARL. The birth of, 142.
KERLAUG (kēr'loug). Thor wades across, 62.
KNEFRUD (knef'rōōd). Invites Niblungs to Hungary, 257; death of, 258.
KOBOLD. Same as dwarfs, 18, 217; same as elves, 223.
KONUR. The birth of, 143.
KOPPELBERG. Children in the, 34.
KORMT. Thor crosses, 62.
KVASIR (kvä'sir). 1. Murder of, 93; Odin covets mead of, 94. 2. Loki surprised by, 206.


L

LAEDING (lā'ding). Chain for Fenris, go; proverb concerning, 283.
LAGA (lä'gá). Same as Saga, 43.
LAMPETIA (lam-pe-tī'á). Northern equivalent for flocks of, 276.
LANDVIDI (länd-vē'di). Home of Vidar, 147, 149.
LANGOBARDEN. Story of, 50; Greek equivalent for, 280.
LAUFEIA (lou-fī'á). Mother of Loki, 199.
LAUGARDAG (lou'gar-dag). Saturday called, 209.
LAURIN (lou'rin). King of the dwarfs, 218.
LEIPTER (līp'ter). Sacred stream in Nifl-heim, 168.
LEMNOS. Northern equivalent for forge of, 291.
LERAD (lā'räd). Topmost bough of Yggdrasil, 20, 26; the animals upon, 20.
LESSOR. Island home of Ægir, 171.
LETHRA (leth'rá). Sacrifices offered at, 53.
LIF. One of the survivors of Ragnarok, 270; Greek counterpart of, 290,
LIFTHRASIR (lif'thrä-sir). One of the survivors of Ragnarok, 270;
Greek counterpart, 290.
LIGHT ELVES. Alf-heim, dwelling of, 112.
LIOD (lyōd). Same as Gna, 226.
LIOS-ALFAR (lyōs'-alf-ar). Same as light elves, 221.
LIOS-BERI (lyōs'-bā-rē). Month of Vali, 153.
LIT, dwarf slain by Thor, 191.
LODUR (lō'dōōr). Gives blood to man, 19; same as Loki, 199.
LOFN (lōfn). Attendant of Frigga, 52.
LOGI (lō'gē). Cook of Utgard-loki, 71; wild fire, 72.
LOGRUM (lō'grum). Lake of, 53.
LOKI (lō'kē). God of fire, 19; Sif’s hair stolen by, 65; Thor attacks, 66; different forms of, 66; wager with Brock, 67; flight of, 68; Brock sews lips of, 69; eating-wager of, 71; hammer recovered by, 76; marries giantess, 88; adventure with eagle, 101; called to account, 103; south wind is, 104; Skadi laughs at antics of, 109; the lightning is, 111; Brisinga-men coveted by, 127; falcon plumes borrowed by, 127; Freya urged by, 129; Freya accused by, 130; Hel, daughter of, 166; Ægir, brother of, 171; Frigga questioned by, 187; Hodur’s hand guided by, 188; Thok, same as, 194; the jealousy of, 196; tempter personified by, 197; god of fire, 198-209; son of Fornjotnr, 212; visits the earth, 240; slays Otter, 241; secures hoard, 242; Æsir tolerate, 263; released from bonds, 265; boards Nagilfar, 266; foes led by, 267, 268; death of, 269; Greek equivalent for Loki’s theft, 281; comparisons, 283, 286, 289, 290.
LOMBARDS. Story of the, 50.
LOMBARDY. The possession of, 50.
LONGBEARDS. The saga of the, 50.
LORELEI (lō're-lī). Story of, 179, 180; Greek equivalent, 288.
LORRIDE (lor'ri-de). Thor’s daughter, 64.
LUCIFER. Loki the mediaeval, 198.
LYDIAN QUEEN. Northern equivalent, 281.
LYGNI (lēg'ni). Wars against Sigmund, 237, 238; Sigurd slays, 244.
LYMDALE (lēm'dāl). Brunhild’s home at, 248.
LYNGVI (lēng'vi). Island where Fenris is bound, 91.


M

“MACBETH.” The Norns in, 158.
MAELSTROM (māl'strom). Millstones form the, 123.
MAGDEBURG. Freya’s temple at, 128.
MAGNI. Thor’s son, 64, 75; survival of, 271; Greek equivalent, 282.
MAID MARIAN. On May day, 42.
MÄLAR LAKE (mā'lar). Legend of its formation, 53.
MANA-HEIM (man'á-hīm). Same as Midgard, 19; Greek equivalent, 276.
MANAGARM. The feeding of, 265; Greek equivalent, 290.
MANI (man'e). The moon, 14; his companions, 16 death of, 264, 265; equivalent, 276.
MANNIGFUAL (man'ig-fū-al). Ship, 214, 215; Greek equivalent, 290.
MARAS (mär'az). Female trolls, 220.
MARDEL (mär'del). Freya, 125.
MARS. Northern equivalents, 282, 285.
MARSYAS (mär'shy-as). Compared to Vafthrudnir, 279.
MAY FESTIVALS, etc., 42.
MEAD. Heidrun supplies mead, 20.
MECKLENBURG. Worship of Frigga in, 59.
MEGIN-GIORD (mā'gin-gyērd). Thor’s belt, 63; Thor tightens, 72.
MELEAGER (mel-e-ā'jer). Nornagesta compared to, 287.
MEMOR. Same as Mimir, 36.
MENELAUS (men-e-lā'us). Northern equivalent, 291.
MENIA (men'i-a). Frodi’s giantess slave, 122.
MENTOR. Eckhardt compared to, 281.
MERCURY. Northern equivalents, 279, 281, 282, 283.
MERMAIDS. In Ægir’s palace, 288.
MEROVEUS (mer-ō've-us). Birth of, 212; Greek equivalent, 290.
MEROVINGIAN (mer-ō-vin'ji-an). Mythical descent of kings, 212.
MESNÉE D’HELLEQUIN (mā-nā del-ē-cang). Wild Hunt in France, 32.
MIDGARD (mid'gärd). Earth called, 13; man dwells in, 19; root of Yggdrasil in, 19; Bifröst spans, 20; fields of, 113; Uller rules, 131; rooster of, 265.
MIDGARD SNAKE. Thor attempts to lift, 73; Hymir fears, 175; Thor hooks, 176, 177; birth of, 199; rises from sea, 266; Thor slays, 268, 269; equivalent, 276; tempests caused by, 288.
MIDNIGHT. Part of day, 17.
MIDSUMMER. Balder disappears at, 133; night, fairy revels, 223; eve, festival, 197.
MILKY WAY in Germany and Holland, 36, 59.
MIMING (mē'ming). A sword, 165.
MIMIR (mē'mir). Well of, 19, 92, 94, 137, 138; god of ocean, 171; son of Hler, 212; Odin’s last talk with, 268.
MINERVA. Northern equivalents, 278, 279, 285.
MINOS (mī'nos). Northern equivalent, 287.
MIÖLNIR (myēl'nir). Thor’s hammer, 63; Thor receives, 68; Thor gives life with, 70; Thor slays with, 177; giant slain by, 204, 211; dwarfs make, 68, 218; Midgard snake slain with, 269; Greek equivalent for, 281.
MISTLETOE. Oath not sworn by, 184.
MÖDGUD (mud'gŏŏd). Warder of Giöll, 167, 192, 193; Greek equivalent, 288.
MODI (mō'dē). Thor’s son, 64; survival of, 271.
MODIR. Heimdall visits, 143.
MŒRÆ (mē'rē). Compared to Norns, 278.
MOERI (mē'rē). Thor’s temple at, 82.
MOKERKIALFI (mō'ker-kyálf-ē). A clay image which Thialfi fights, 74.
MORNING. Part of day, 17.
MORS. Northern equivalent, 288.
MOSELLE (mō-zel'). Celebrations along the, 119.
MOSS MAIDENS. Wild Hunt for, 31; Greek equivalents, 223.
MOTHER NIGHT. Longest night in year, 119.
MÜHLBERG (mül'berg). Battle of, 88.
MUNDILFARI (mōōn'dil-fär-ē). Father of sun and moon drivers, 14.
MUNIN (mū'nin). Odin’s raven, 24; Od-hroerir found by, 94; Greek equivalent, 278.
MUSPELL (mŏŏs'pel). Sons of, 266.
MUSPELLS-HEIM (mōōs'pels-hīm). Home of fire, 10; sparks from, 14; host from, 266.
MYSINGER (mē'sing-er). Viking, slays Frodi, 123.


N

NAGILFAR (nag'il-fär). Launching of, 266.
NAGILFARI (nag'il-fär-i). Nott’s first husband, 15.
NAIN. Dwarf of death, 98.
NAL. Mother of Loki, 199.
NANNA (nän'ná). Forseti’s mother, 134; Balder’s wife, 182; death of, 190; accompanies Balder, 193; sends carpet to Frigga, 194; emblem of vegetation, 196; compared to Greek divinities, 289.
NARVE (när'va). Son of Loki, 200; death of, 207.
NASTROND (nä'strond). The wicked in, 169, 272; compared to Tartarus, 288.
NECKAR (nek'kar). God and river, 178, 179, 288.
NECKS. Water sprites, 178, 179.
NECTAR. Compared to Northern drink, 277.
NEMEAN LION (nē'mē-an lī'on). Northern equivalent, 286.
NEPTUNE. Northern equivalents, 275, 278, 284, 288, 289.
NEREIDES (ne-rē'i-dēz). Northern equivalents, 288.
NEREUS (nē're-us). Niörd like, 284.
NERTHUS (nēr'thus). Same as Frigga, 59, 60; Nidrd’s wife, 108, 112, 124.
NIBELUNGENLIED (nē'be-lŏŏng-en-lēd). German epic, 225.
NIBLUNGS (nē'blŏŏngz). Sigurd visits the, 250; Brunhild, queen, 251, 252; lament of, 256; visit Atli, 257, 258.
NICK, OLD. Origin of the name of, 178.
NICORS (nik'orz). Sea monsters, 178.
NIDA (nē'dá). Home of dwarfs, 273.
NIDHUG (nē'dhōōg). Gnaws Yggdrasil, 20, 149, 169, 265; flies over Vigrid, 267.
NIDUD (nē'dōōd). King of Sweden, 163, 164, 165; comparison, 287.
NIFL-HEIM (nĭfl'hīm). Land of mist, 10; root of Yggdrasil, in, 19; Bifröst connects, 20; Odin gazes into, 39; Hel in, 89, 166; Hel’s bird in, 265; Idun in, 105; Uller in, 133; horn heard in, 138; Odin visits, 184; Hermod visits, 189, 190; Balder in, 193; equivalents, 276, 283, 288, 289.
NIGHT. Birth of, 15; horses of, 37.
NIÖRD (nyērd). A hostage, 22; god of sea, 107–111, 171; Skadi marries, 109, 134; glove of, 111; Frey, son of, 112–114; semi-historical, 117; oath sworn by, 118; Freya, daughter of, 124; Greek equivalents, 171, 285.
NIP. Father of Nanna, 182.
NIXIES. Dwell with Ægir, water spirits, 178, 179, 288.
NOATUN (nōō'á-tōōn). Niord’s home, 107, 108, 109, 110.
NOON. Part of day, 17.
NORDR1 (nôr'drē). Dwarf, supports heaven, 14.
NORNAGESTA (nôrn-a-ges'tá). Story of, 157, 158; compared to Meleager, 287.
NORNS. Yggdrasil sprinkled by, 20; office of, 38, 554–159; decree of, 86; Odin questions, 145, 148; Valkyrs same as, 162; mortals visited by, 234; torn web of, 267; Greek equivalents, 278, 286.
NORSEMEN. Elves guide, 224; various beliefs of the, 272.
NORTH SEA. Mannigfual in, 214, 290.
NORVI (nôr'vē). Father of Night, 15, 154; ancestor of Norns, 154.
NORWAY. Landscape in, 9; Odin conquers, 43, 44; Thor, god in, 62–64; kings of, 111, 117; Maelstrom near, 123; Freya in, 124, 130.
NOTT. Goddess of night, 15.
NOVEMBER. Sacred to Uller, 132, 133.
NYMPHS. Compared to elves, 277.


O

OATHS. Sworn on Gungnir, 24, 279; on swords, 85; by Frey, 118; on boar, 120; by Uller, 133; by Leipter, 168; in favor of Balder, 184.
OBERON (ō'be-ron). Fairy king, 218, 223.
OBERWESEL (ō-ber-vā'zel). Fisherman of, 180.
OCEAN. Ymir’s blood, 13.
OCEANIDES (ō-sē-an'i-dēz). Compared to wave maidens, 288.
OCEANUS (ō-se'á-nus). Northern equivalent, 276.
OD-HROERIR (od-hrē'rir). Kettle of inspiration, 93; Odin in quest of, 103; compared to Helicon, 283.
ODIN (ō'din). Birth of, 12; creates man, 19; hall of, 20; goat of, 20; brother of, 22; general account of, 23-45; attributes of, 24; mantle and spear of, 24; footstool of, 25; god of victory, 26; battle loved by, 28; the Wild Huntsman, 32; leader of souls, 34; constellation of, 36; one eye of, 36, 88, 92, 227, 267; Geirrod fostered by, 40; historical Odin, 40, 117, 280; serpents of, 45; statues of, 45; Frigga, wife of, 46; toast to, 46; return of, 48; Thor, son of, 61; present for, 66–68; Hrungnir races with, 73; downfall of, 268; Thrymheim viewed by, 79; Grid, wife of, 80, 147; compared to Tyr, 84; spear of, 68, 86, 218, 235; disposes of Loki’s progeny, 89, 166; discovers Od-hroerir, 94; Gunlod won by, 96; runes of, 99; visits earth, 101; Loki joins, 102; Loki called to account by, 103; gives Idum wolfskin, 105; sky is, 106; Hoenir related to, 107; throne of, 114; Freya marries, 129; Uller replaces, 131; drives Uller away, 132, 133; wave maidens, wives of, 137; Heimdall as, 141; Hermod, messenger of, 144; runic staff of, 145; to lose son, 146; prediction concerning, 149; Rinda courted by, 150–152, 195; visits Norns, 156, 267; Valkyrs attend, 160; decree concerning Völund’s sword, 165; Balder, son of, 182, 183; Vala consulted by, 184–186; cheered by Frigga, 187; lends Sleipnir, 189; whispers to Balder, 190; Draupnir returned to, 194; emblem of sky, 196; Loki, brother of, 198; trilogy, 199; helps peasants, 201; Sleipnir, horse of, 204; Loki surprised by, 206; visits giants, 211; Sigi, son of, 225; gives sword to Sigmund, 227. 233; Helgi approved by, 236; receives Sinfiotli, 237; Sigurd advised by, 240, 244, 245; visits Hreidmar, 241; Brunhild punished by, 248; comparisons between Greek divinities and, 277, 278, 279, 280, 283, 284, 286, 291.
ODENSÖ (ō'den-sē). Founded by Odin, 43.
ODUR (ō'dŏŏr). Freya’s husband, 125; Freya finds, 126; Freya’s search for, 127; sunshine is, 129; equivalents, 279, 285.
ŒNONE (ē-nō'ne). Compared to Brunhild, 292.
ŒTA (ē'tá). Northern equivalent for pyre on, 289.
OKOLNUR (o-kol'nŏŏr). Giants dwell in, 273.
OLAF (ō'läf). Destroys statues, 45, 82, 83, 118; Yule changed by, 121; Nornagesta visits, 158, 287; giants in days of, 212.
OLAF, SIR. Captured by fairies, 222.
OLD NICK. Origin of name, 178.
OLDENBURG. Drinking horn, 214.
OLLER. Same as Uller, 131.
OLRUN (ol'rōōn). Marries mortal, 163.
OLYMPUS (o-lim'pus). Northern equivalents, 276, 277, 278, 287.
OMENS. Wolves are good, 24.
OMPHALE (om'fa-lē). Northern equivalent for, 281.
OREADES (o-rē'a-dez). Compared to Northern divinities, 277.
ORGELMIR (ôr-gel'mir). Ice and fire giant, 11.
ORION (o-rī'on). Northern equivalents for, 47, 284, 286.
ORLOG (ôr'log). Irrevocable decrees of, 155, 186; equivalent, 278.
ORMT. Thor wades across, 62.
ORPHEUS (ôr'fūs). Northern equivalents, 280, 283, 289, 292.
ORVANDIL (ôr-van'dil). Thor brings home, 76; equivalent, 282.
OSTARA (os'tä-rá). Eástre, 57.
OTTAR. Freya helps, 128, 129.
OTTER. Slain by Loki, 241.
OXFORD. Yule at, 119.


P

PADERBORN (pä'der-born). Irminsul near, 36.
PARIS. Northern equivalent, 290, 292.
PEACE FRODI. Story of, 122.
PEACE STEADS. Of the gods, 18, 189.
PEGASUS (peg'á-sus). Blodug-hofi compared to, 284.
PELIAS (pē'li-as). Northern equivalent, 282.
PENEUS (pe-nē'us). Northern equivalent, 288.
PENTECOST. Princess Ilse appeared at, 215.
PENTLAND FIRTH. Whirlpool in, 123.
PERSEUS (per'sūs). Northern equivalent, 287, 291.
PHAETHUSA (fā-e-thū'sa). Northern equivalent, 276.
PHAETON (fā'e-ton). Northern equivalent, 285.
PHILEMON (fi-lē'mon). Northern equivalent, 279.
PHILOCTETES (fil-ok-tē'tez). Northern equivalent for arrows of, 291.
PHŒBE (fē'be). Equivalent, 276.
PHŒBus (fē'bus). Equivalent, 276.
PHŒNICIAN (fē-nish'an). Dwarfs compared to miners, 220.
PIED PIPER. Story of, 33, 34; Greek equivalent, 280.
PLUTO. Northern equivalents, 275, 277, 281.
POLLUX (pol'uks). Northern equivalent, 292.
PRIAM (prī'am). Compared to Odin, 290.
PROCRIS (prō'kris). Northern equivalent, 277.
PROMETHEUS (prō-mē'thūs). Northern equivalent, 278, 289.
PROSERPINE (pros'er-pin). Northern equivalents for, 279, 281, 282, 283, 289.
PROTEUS (prō'tūs). Northern equivalent, 286.
PSYCHOPOMPUS (sī-ko-pŏm'pus). Compared to Odin, 280.
PUCKS. Same as dwarfs, 217.
PYRRHA (pir'á). Northern equivalent, 290.
PYRRHUS (pir'us). Northern equivalent, 290.
PYTHON (pī'thon). Compared to Fafnir, 291.


Q

QUICKBORN. Magic fountain of, 57.


R

RAGING HOST. Same as Wild Hunt, 30, 32.
RAGNAR LODBROG (rág'nar lŏd'brog). Aslaug marries, 249.
RAGNAROK (rág'na-rŭk). Heimdall to announce, 21; murder, precursor of, 204; recruits for battle at, 236; the tragedy of, 270; comparisons, 273, 290; Fenris dies at, 286.
RAN. Wife of Ægir, 172, 178; sister of Loki, 199; Loki makes a net like, 206; Loki borrows net of, 242; compared to Amphitrite, 288.
RANDWER. The death of, 260.
RAT TOWER. In the Rhine, 35.
RATATOSK (rä'tá-tusk). Squirrel, telltale, 20; equivalent, 278.
RATI (rä'tē). Odin’s auger, 95.
REGIN (rā'gin). Sigurd educated by, 239; the story of, 240–243; Sigurd to slay Fafnir for, 243; sword forged by, 244; demands satisfaction, 245; death of, 246.
REINE PÉDAUQUE (rān pe-dōk'). Frigga same as, 59.
RENOWN. Compared to Heimdall, 286.
RERIR (rā'rir). Son of Odin, receives apple, 51, 52, 226; Greek equivalent for story of, 261.
RESURRECTION. Word whispered by Odin, 38, 190.
RHINE. Tower in the, 35; gold of the, 164, 225; divinity of the, 179, 288; Lorelei in the, 179–81; Brunhild and Gudrun bathe in the, 253; hoard sunk in the, 257.
RIESENGEBIRGE (rē'zen-ge-bēr-ge). Giant mountains, 211, 290.
RIGER (rē'ger). Heimdall visits earth as, 141.
RINDA (rin'dá). Wife of Odin, 43, 195; prophecy concerning, 146, 185; Odin courts, 550, 195; Greek equivalents, 277, 286.
RINGHORN. Balder’s pyre on, 190, 191; Greek equivalent, 289.
RODENSTEIN (rō'den-stīn). Wild Hunt led by, 31, 32.
ROMANS. Æsir driven from Asia Minor by, 43; Vitellius, prefect, 86; Christianity, 224.
ROME. Tannhauser visits, 56; Vitellius, emperor of, 86.
ROSKVA (ros'kvá). Thor’s servant, 70.
ROSSTHIOF (ros'thēf). The prophecy of, 145, 150, 152, 185; compared, 286.
ROSTERUS (ros'ter-us). Odin as smith, 155.
RÜGEN (rē'gen). Nerthus’s worship on island of, 59.
RUNES (rōōnz). Odin masters and uses, 39, 94, 182, 185.
RUSSIA. Æsir migrate to, 43; name for, 146.
RUTHENES. Odin visits the land of the, 146, 550.


S

SÆHRIMNIR (sā'hrim-nir). Boar in Valhalla, 27.
SÆMING (sā'ming). King of Norway, 44, 111.
SÆMUND (sā'mōōnd). Compiler of Elder Edda, 224.
SAGA (sä'gä). 1. Wife of Odin, 43, 279. 2. Records called, 10, 87, 262, 272.
SAGITTARIUS. Northern equivalent, 132.
ST. GERTRUDE. Belief in, 530.
ST. GOAR. Lorelei at, 179.
ST. HUBERT. Uller is, 132.
ST. JOHN’S DAY. Celebrations, 197.
ST, MICHAEL. Bears Cheru’s sword, 88.
ST. VALENTINE. Replaces Vali, 153.
SARPEDON (sär-pē'don). Northern equivalent, 290.
SATAERE (săt'ā-re). God of agriculture, 209.
SATAN. Same as Loki, 209.
SATURDAY. Sacred to Loki, 209.
SATURN. Equivalent, 209, 284.
SAXNOT. God of Saxons, 86; Frey like, 112.
SAXON. Irmin, a god, 36; Hengist and Horsa, 44; Eastre, goddess, 57.
SAXONY. Conquered by Odin, 44.
SCALDS. Edda the work of, 10.
SCANDINAVIA. Worship in, 60, 108, 121, 223, 224; fairies in, 222.
SCANDINAVIANS. Belief of the, 132, 147, 211, 212; epic of the, 225; topographical belief of the, 211.
SCHWARTZE SEE (shvärt'se sā). Nerthus’s car bathed in the, 60.
SCOURGE OF GOD. Attila the, 87, 262.
SCYLLA (sil'ä). Northern equivalent, 283.
SEASONS. The division of the, 17.
SEELAND. Gefjon plows, 53, 280.
SENJEMAND (sen'je-mänd). Story of giant, 212, 213.
SENJEN. Island of, 212, 213.
SESSRYMNIR (ses'rim-nir). Freya’s home is, 124.
SHAHESPEARE. Norns used by, 158.
SIBICH (sē'bikh). The traitor, 260.
“SIEGFRIED” (sēg'frēd). Wagner’s opera of, 225.
SIF. Wife of Thor, 64; hair stolen, 65–68, 599; Uller, son of, 131; Loki slanders, 205, 206; dwarfs make hair, 218; comparisons, 281, 282.
SIGGEIR (sig'īr). Marriage feast of, 226-228; treachery and death of, 228, 230, 233.
SIGI (sig'ē). Son of Odin, 44, 225; comparison, 261.
SIGMUND (sig'mŏŏnd). Völund’s sword for, 165; brother of Signy, 227; sword won by, 228; a prisoner, 229; the vow of, 230; tests Signy’s sons, 231; a werewolf, 232; prisoner of Siggeir, 233; escape and vengeance of, 234; the son of, 236; Hiordis, wife of, 237; death of, 238; Sigurd, son of, 239; the sword of, 244; comparisons, 261, 291.
SIGNY (sig'ni). Volsung’s daughter, 226–229; vengeance of, 230–234.
SIGTUNA (sig-tū'ná). Odin founds, 43.
SIGURD (sē'gōōrd). Brunhild to marry, 165; story of, 225; birth of, 239; Grani selected by, 240; Regin speaks to, 243; sword of, 244; slays Fafnir, 245; rides through flames, 247; betrothal of, 248; marriage of, 249; Gudrun gives potion to, 250; Gudrun, wife of, 251; wooes Brunhild for Gunnar, 252; awakening of, 253; death of, 254–256; funeral pyre of, 255; Gudrun mourns, 257; Atli slain with sword of, 260; a sun myth, 261; Greek equivalents, 287, 291, 292.
SIGYN (sē'gēn). Loki’s faithful wife,
200, 207.
SINDRI (sin'drē). Dwarf, smith, 67, 68; king of dwarfs, 273.
SINDUR (sin'dŏŏr). A wave maiden, 137.
SINFIOTLI (sin-fe-ot'li). Birth and education of, 231; Signy aids, 233; vengeance of, 234; career and death of, 235, 236.
SIR OLAF. Fairies beguile, 222.
SIRENS. Compared to Lorelei, 288.
SIRIUS (sir'i-us). Northern equivalent, 284.
SKADI (skä'dē). Wife of Odin, 43; in Asgard, 108, 109; wife of Niörd, 112, 124; wife of Uller, 132; punishes Loki, 207; comparison, 284.
SKIALF (skyálf). Same as Freya, 125.
SKI DBLADNIR (skid-bläd'nir). Dvalin makes, 66, 218; properties of, 66; Frey owns, 68, 113; comparison, 282.
SKIN-FAXI. Steed of Day, 15.
SKIOLD (shōld). King of Denmark, 44, 53.
SKIOLDINGS (shōld'ings). Descendants of, 53, 279.
SKIRNIR (skēr'nir). Servant of Frey, 90, 114, 117; journey of, 114, 115, 285.
SKÖLL (skul). Wolf pursuing sun and moon, 16, 265, 290.
SKRYMIR (skrim'ir). Thor’s encounter with, 75, 72.
SKRYMSLI (skrims'lē). The story of giant, 201.
SKULD (skōōld). One of the Norns called, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162.
SLAGFINN. Marries a Valkyr, 163.
SLEEPING BEAUTY. Origin of myth, 158.
SLEIPNIR (slīp'nir). Odin’s steed, 29, 39, 73, 75, 184, 268; Hermod rides, 145, 189, 193; Loki, parent of, 204, 290; Grani, son of, 240.
SLID (slēd). Stream in Nifl-heim, 168.
SNOR. Wife of Karl, 142.
SNORRO-STURLESON (snor'rō-stōōr'-lā-sun). Author of “Heimskringla,” 117.
SNOTRA (snō'trá). Goddess of virtue, 53.
SOKVABEK (so-kvä'bek). Home of Saga, 43; comparison, 279.
SOL. The sun maid, 14, 264; death of, 265, 270; compared, 276.
SOMNUS. Northern equivalent for servants of, 291.
SON (sŏn). Bowl of expiation, 93.
SÖRLI (sēr'li). Son of Gudrun, 260, 261; compared, 292.
SPARTAN KING. Equivalent, 291.
STEROPES. Northern equivalent, 284.
STRAW DEATH. Northern contempt for, 568.
STROMKARLS. Water divinities, 178, 179.
SUABIANS (swā'bi-ánz). Tyr, a god of the, 84.
SUDRI (sū'drē). Supports heavenly vault, 14.
SURTR (sōōrtr). Flame giant, 10; progeny, 15; world destroyed by, 21; arrival of, 267, 268; Frey slain by, 269; world consumed by, 270.
SUTTUNG (sŏŏt'tōōng). The story of giant, 94, 95, 97.
SVADILFARE (svä'dil-fär-e). Horse of architect, 202, 203.
SVALIN (svä'lin). Shield tempered sun rays, 14.
SVANHVIT (svon'whit). Marries mortal, 163.
SVART-ALFA-HEIM (svärt-alf'a-hīm). Home of dwarfs, 18, 66, 90, 113, 127, 220.
SVART-ALFAR (svärt-alf'ar), 217.
SVASUD (svä'zood). Father of Summer, 17.
SWANHILD (swon'hild). Daughter of Gudrun, 256, 257, 260; compared, 292.
SWEDEN. Landscapes of, 9; May-day in, 42; Odin conquers, 43, 44; Gylfi, king of, 44, 52; Thor in, 64; Frey, king of, 122; Frodi visits, 122; Freya in, 124, 130; Nidud, king of, 163; miners in, 220.
SWITZERLAND. Giants in, 211.
SWORD DANCES, 84, 85.
SYN (sēn). Goddess of truth, 52.
SYR (sir). Same as Freya, 125.


T

TANNGNIOSTR (täng'nyos-ter).Thor’s goat, 64.
TANNGRISNR (tän'gris-ner). Thor’s goat, 64.
TANNHAUSER (tän'hoi-zer). Story of, 56, 57; equivalent for, 281.
TARNKAPPE (tärn'kap-pe). Invisible cap, 218.
TARTARUS (tär'tar-us). Northern equivalents, 275, 283, 288.
TELEMACHUS (te-lem'a-kus). Northern equivalent, 281.
TEUTON (tū'ton). Ostara, a goddess, 58.
TEUTONIC GODS. 209, 211.
THANATOS (than'a-tos). Same as Hel, 288.
THESEUS (thē'sūs). Northern equivalent, 291, 292.
THETIS (thē'tis). Northern equivalent for, 286.
THIALFI (te-älf'e). Servant of, 69, 70, 72, 80; duel of, 74, 75; Egil’s son, 174.
THIASSI (te-äs'se). Loki’s adventure with, 101; Idun kidnapped, 102, 103, 104, 107–109, 199, 283; Loki pursued by, 104, 108; Gerda, relative of, 114; the eyes of, 283, 284.
THING (ting). Northern popular assembly, 30, 128, 129.
THOK (tok). Loki as, 194, 196, 204; comparison, 289.
THOR (thor or tôr). Never crosses Bifröst, 21; Jörd, mother of, 43; toast to, 46; god of thunder, 61–83; infancy of, 61; anger of, 61, 65; description of, 62; hat of, 64; Alvis petrified by, 65; Miölnir given to, 68; drinking wager of, 72; duel with Hrungnir, 74; adventure with Geirrod, 80; temples and statues of, 82; Tyr like, 84; giants hated by, 113, 211; Yule sacred to, 118; Brisinga-men worn by, 127; Uller, step-son of, 131; Grid’s gauntlet helps, 148; kettle secured by, 174; goes fishing, 175, 176, 177; consecrates Balder’s pyre, 191; visits Utgard-loki, 198; slays architect, 204; threatens Loki, 206; slays Midgard snake, 269; sons of, 271; Greek equivalents, 281, 282, 290.
THORA (tō'rá). Wife of Elf, daughter of Hakon, 256.
THORBURN. Origin of name, 81.
THORN OF SLEEP. Brunhild stung by, 248.
THORWALDSEN (tôr'wald-sn). Origin of name, 8.
THRALL. Birth of, 141, 142.
THRIDI (trē'dē). One of the trilogy, 44.
THRONDHJEIM (trōnd'yem). Temple of Frey at, 118.
THRUD (trōōd). Thor’s daughter, 64, 65.
THRUDGELMIR (trōōd-gel'mir). Birth of giant, 12.
THRUD-HEIM (trōōd'him). Thor’s realm, 61.
THRUNG (trōōng). Freya, 125.
THRYM (trim). Thor visits, 77, 78, 281, 282; Freya refuses, 129; son of Kari, 212.
THRYM-HEIM (trim'hīm). Home of Thiassi, 102; Loki visits, 103, 104.
THUNDERER. Same as Odin, 277.
THUNDERHILL. Named after Thor, 81.
THURINGIA (thū-rin'ji-á). Horselberg in, 56; giants in, 215.
THURSDAY. Sacred to Thor, 82, 282.
THURSES (tōōrs'ez). Giants called, 210.
THVERA (tvā'rá). Temple of Frey at, 118.
THVITI (tvē'ti). Bowlder where Fenris is bound, 92.
THYR (tir or tēr). Wife of Thrall, 141.
TITANIA. Queen of fairies, 223.
TITANS. Northern equivalents for, 275, 283, 290.
TITYUS (tit'i-us). Northern equivalent, 289.
TIU (tū). Same as Tyr, 84, 282.
TOASTS. To Odin, 45; to Frigga, 46; to Bragi, 99; to Niörd and Frey, 111; to Freya, 130.
TORGE (tôr'ge). Story of giant, 213.
TORGHATTEN (torg-hat'ten). Mountain, 213.
TREE MAIDENS. Elves same as, 223.
TRENT. Superstition along the, 173.
TROLLS. Dwarfs known as, 18, 213, 217, 220, 291.
TROY. Northern equivalent for siege of, 280.
TÜBINGEN (tē'bing-en). Worship of Tyr in, 92.
TUESDAY. Tyr’s day, 84-
TWELFTH-NIGHT. Wild Hunt at, 31; festival, 59.
TWILIGHT OF THE GODS, 263, 273.
TYR (tēr). Son of Frigga, 43; god of war, 84–92; one arm, 88, 267; feeds Fenris, 89; like Frey, 112; like Irmin, 144; chains Fenris, 166; accompanies Thor, 174–177; fights Garm, 268; death of, 269.
TYRFING (tēr'fing). Magic sword, 219.
TYROL (tĭr'ul). Story of flax in, 54.
TYR’S HELM. Aconite called, 92.


U

ULFRUN (ŏŏl'froon). A wave maiden, 137.
ULLER (ŏŏl'er). Skadi marries, 111; winter-god, 131–133; equivalents, 286.
ULYSSES (ū-lis'sez). Compared to Tannhauser, 281.
UNDINES (un'dēnz). Female water divinities, 178, 179, 288.
UPSALA (up-sä'lá). Temple at, 44, 82, 280; Ingvi-Frey at, 117; mound at, 284.
URD (ŏŏrd). One of the Norns, 154, 155.
URDAR (ŏŏrd'ar). Fountain, 19, 20, 21, 62, 148, 154, 155, 186, 268.
UTGARD (ŏŏt'gard). Realm of, 71, 72.
UTGARD-LOKI. Castle of, 75, 72, 73; evil, 198; Thor visits, 198.


V

VAFTHRUDNIR (väf-trōōd'nir). Odin’s visit to, 37, 211, 279; fulfillment of prediction, 266.
VAK (väk). Odin as, 151.
VALA (vä'lá). Druidess, 86; grave of, 185.
VALAS. Norns called, 158; Odin consults, 184.
VALASKIALF (vä'la-skyálf). Hall in Asgard, 25; Vali in, 153.
VALENTINE. Vali as St., 153.
VALFATHER. Same as Odin, 26, 160.
VALFREYA. Same as Freya, 524.
VALHALLA (väl-häl'lá). Description of, 25–28, 38; masters of, 62; Hrungnir enters, 73; Tyr welcomed to, 84; Tyr’s warriors in, 88; Bragi, bard of, 99; heroes in, 141, 145, 235; Vidar visits, 148; Valkyrs choose guests for, 160, 162; Ran’s hall rivals, 172; mistletoe near, 184, 188; Helgi promised, 234, 235; Gudrun returns to, 236; Fialar above, 265; host of, 268.
VALI (vä'lē). Emblem of spring, 43. 1. The avenger, 150–153, 186; slays Hodur, 195; survival of, 271. 2. Son of Loki, 200, 207.
VALKYRS (val'kirz). Attendants of Odin, 26; of the heroes, 26, 28; of Tyr, 88; led by Freya, 124; accompany Hermod, 145; Skuld a, 159; general account of, 160–165; Helgi marries a, 235; Gudrun a, 236; Brunhild a, 248; Freya a, 285; Hebe compared to the, 287.
VALPURGISNACHT (val-pōōr'gēs-nähkt). Witches’ dance on, 130, 159.
VALTAM (väl'tam). Vegtam, son of, 185.
VAN. Niörd a, 22, 284.
VANA-HEIM. Home of the Vanas, 21, 22, 107, 112, 124.
VANABRIDE. Freya, 124.
VANADIS (văn'á-dis). Freya, 124.
VANAS. Sea and wind gods, 21, 112, 124, 139, 171; quarrel between the Æsir and the, 93, 107; comparisons, 271, 278.
VANDALS. Story of Winilers and, 49, 280.
VARA (vä'rá). Oath keeper, 53.
VASUD (vä'sōōd). Father of Vindsual, 17.
VE (vā). Creation of, 12, 19, 278; replaces Odin, 42,132; equivalent, 275.
VECHA (vech'á). Odin as, 151.
VEDFOLNIR (ved-fol'nir). Falcon, reporter, 20.
VEGTAM (veg'tam). Odin, 185.
VEIMER (vī'mer). Thor fords, 80, 282.
VELEDA. Warns Drusus, 159.
VENEUR DE FONTAINEBLEAU (vēn-ur duh fōn-tān-blō'). Wild Huntsman, 32.
VENUS. Northern equivalents for, 279, 282, 285, 291.
VERDANDI (vēr-dän'dē). Norn of present, 154; beneficent ways of, 155.
VESPASIAN (ves-pā'shan). Election of, 87.
VIDAR (vē'där). Parents of, 43;
story of, 147–149; slays Fenris, 269; the survival of, 153, 271; comparisons, 286, 290.
VIENNA. Customs in, 120, 121.
VIGRID (vig'rid). Last battle on plain of, 38, 208, 266, 268, 271.
VIKINGS (vī'kingz). Valkyrs take, 161.
VILI (vē'lē). Creation, 12, 19, 278; replaces Odin, 42, 132; comparison, 275.
VINDSUAL (vind'su-al). Father of Winter, 17.
VINGNIR (ving'nir). Foster father of Thor, 61.
VINGOLF (ving'golf). Tyr welcome in, 84.
VINGTHOR (ving'tôr). Same as Thor, 61.
VINLAND. Norse settlement in, 224.
VIRGIN. Sponge called hand of, 111; health of, 130.
VITELLIUS. Has Cheru’s sword, 86, 87.
VJOFN (vyofn). Goddess of concord, 52.
VOLLA. Same as Fulla, 50, 51.
VOLSUNG (vol'sŏŏng). Saga of, 225, 292; birth of, 52, 226; career and death of, 225–230; descendants of, 231, 235, 238, 261.
VÖLUND (vēl-oond). Story of the smith, 163–165, 287.
VÖLUNDARHAUS (vēl'oond-ar-hous').
Maze, 164; compared to Cretan labyrinth, 287.
VON. River from Fenris’s mouth, 92.
VÖR (vēr). Same as Faith, 53.
VROU-ELDE (vrou-eld'e). Same as Frigga, 59.
VROU-ELDEN-STRAAT. Milky Way in Holland, 59.
VULCAN. Northern equivalents for, 277, 285, 287, 291.
VULDER (vŏŏl'der). Same as Uller, 132.


W

WAGNER. Four operas from Volsunga Saga, 225.
WAIN. Same as Great Bear, 36.
WANDERER. Same as Odin, 37.
WAVES. Ægir’s daughters, 173, 288.
WEDNESDAY. Sacred to Odin, 45.
WELDEGG. King of East Saxony, 44.
WEREWOLF. Sigmund a, 232.
WESER (vā'zer). Rats drowned in, 33.
WEST SAXONY. Conquered by Odin, 44.
WESTERBURG. Ilse loves knight of the, 215.
WESTRI (wes'trē). Dwarf supporting heavenly vault, 14.
WHITE LADY. Last appearance of, 58, 59.
WILD HUNT. Leaders of, 30, 32, 59, 132.
WILD HUNTSMAN, 30, 32.
WILL-O’-THE-WISP. Mediaeval superstition concerning, 222.
WIND. Waves play with, 173.
WINGI (wing'ē). Same as Knefrud, 257.
WINILERS (win'i-lerz). Story of Vandals and, 49, 280.
WINTER. Odin supplanted by, 42.
WODE (wō'da). Same as Frigga, 59.
WODEN. Same as Odin, 23, 30, 45.
WODEN’S DAY. Same as Wednesday, 45.
WOOD MAIDENS. Elves known as, 223.
WUOTAN (wō'tan). Same as Odin, 23. 59.
WURD (wŏŏrd). Same as Urd, 155.
WYRD (wērd). Mother of Norns, 148, 149.


Y

YDALIR (ē-däl'ir). Abode of Uller, 131.
YGGDRASIL (ig'drá-sil). Creation of, 19; stags pasture on, 20; assembly under, 21; spear from, 37; Odin hangs from, 39; Thor goes to, 62; Idun falls from, 105; Bifröst reaches to, 137; Giallar-horn hung on, 138; Norns dwell under, 154; Nidhug eats, 169, 265; consumed, 269; comparison, 283.
YMIR (ē'mir). Giant of fire and ice, 11; sleep of, 12; death of, 12, 210; earth created from, 13; dwarfs from, 17, 217, 277; Fornjotnr same as, 199, 212; comparisons, 275, 277.
YOUNGER EDDA. Gylfi’s delusion described in the, 44.
YULE. Month and festival of, 118, 119.
YULE LOG, 121.
YULE-TIDE, 82, 99.


Z

ZEPHYRUS (zef'i-rus). Frey like, 284.
ZEUS (zūs). Northern equivalents for, 280.
ZIU (zū). Same as Tyr, 84.
ZIUSBURG (zūz'berg). Same as Augsburg, 84.