Gunnlöð the Giant´s Daughter

Gunnlöð the Giant´s Daughter

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Gunnlöð (non.)
Gunnlöð was the daughter of the giant Suttungr and she guarded the Mead of poetry for him inside of a mountain until Óðinn found a way in and stole it from her.


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.
Prose Edda (is.)
Snorri Sturluson's thirteenth-century prose work concerning Old Norse mythology and poetics.