Fenrir Bound

Fenrir Bound

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Creatures: animals, birds, monsters etc.

Fenrir (non.)
One of the names for the monstrous wolf who is one of the three monstrous offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða.
Fenris (non.)
One of the names for the monstrous wolf who is one of the three monstrous offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða.
Fenrisúlfr (non.)
Fenris Wolf (en.)
One of the names for the monstrous wolf who is one of the three monstrous offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða.

Myths

Binding of Fenrir Myth
This myth relating the story of how the gods managed to trick the wolf Fenrir into letting them bind him with a magic fetter. They fail with a fetter called Leyding and another called called Dromi but succeed with one called Gleipnir. Unfortunately, the god Týr had put his hand in Fenrir´s mouth as a guarantee that the gods were not trying to trick Fenrir into being bound. Fenrir bites off Týr´s hand when he realizes that he has cannot break the fetter.

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

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