Heimdallr Blowing His Horn

Heimdallr Blowing His Horn

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Artifacts

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

Events: Norse Mythology

Ragnarök (non.)
Ragnarok (en.)
The final great battle between the gods and the giants.

Gods

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

Sources

Den Ældre Eddas Gudesange (da.)
An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.
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.
Völuspá (non.)
The Prophecy of the Seeress (en.)
The first poem in the Poetic Edda.

Creators

Frølich, Lorenz (da.)
b. 1820
d. 1908
Nationality: Danish
was a painter, illustrator and etcher.
Gjellerup, Karl (da.)
b. 1857
d. 1919
Nationality: Danish
was a Danish poet and novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917.

Nouns

horn (non.)