Heimdallr and the Gjallarhorn

Heimdallr and the Gjallarhorn

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Gjallarhorn (non.)
Heimdallr's horn that he will blow at the beginning of the Battle of Ragnarökr.

Gods and Goddesses

Heimdallr (xml.)
The god who guards Asgard and who will blow his horn when the giants approach to begin the Battle of Ragnarök.

Nouns

horn (non.)

Source Materials:

AM 738 4to (is.)
Edda Oblongata (la.)
This manuscript is known by its shelf mark AM738. However, it is also known as the Edda Oblongata 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.

Source Persons

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.