Njörðr

Primary Sources

    Secondary Sources

    • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
anonymous
Njörðr (non.)
Njord (en.)
Njorth (en.)
According to Snorri, Njörðr is one of the Vanir. He fathered Freyr and Freyja with his sister and was briefly married to the giantess Skaði. He is associated with the wind and the sea, and can control fire. He lived in Nóatún.
AM 738 4to Edda Oblongata This manuscript is known by its shelf mark AM 738. However, it is also known as the Edda Oblongata because because its height is unusually tall compared to its width. It was created circa 1680 by an unknown scribe.
Prose Edda Snorri Sturluson's thirteenth-century prose work concerning Old Norse mythology and poetics.