Þórr

Þórr

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Járngreipr (non.)
Jarngreipr (en.)
The name of the iron gloves that Þórr uses when he wields his hammer Mjöllnir.
Megingjarðar (non.)
Megingjardar (en.)
The name of Þórr's belt that doubles his strength when he puts it on.
Mjöllnir (non.)
Mjollnir (en.)
Þórr's hammer that returns to his hand after he throws it.

Gods

Þórr (non.)
Thor (en.)
In The Prose Edda Þórr is the son of Óðinn and the giantess Jörð. However, in Heimskringla he is a mortal.

Sources

AM 738 4to (is.)
Edda Oblongata (la.)
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.
EdduKvæði
Poetic Edda
This collection of eddic poems was compiled by an anonymous scholar in Iceland in the twelfth century. It was for a time mistakenly attributed to a scholar named Sæmundr hinn fróði (1056–1133) and thus was known as Sæmundar Edda.
Prose Edda (is.)
Snorri Sturluson's thirteenth-century prose work concerning Old Norse mythology and poetics.

Creators

Snorri Sturluson (is.)
b. 1179
d. 1241
Nationality: Icelandic
Snorri was an Icelandic statesman, scholar, and author who is credited with writing Heimskringla, The Prose Edda, and possibly Egil's Saga.