Víðarr Slaying Fenrir

Víðarr Slaying Fenrir

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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.

Gods and Goddesses

Víðarr (non.)
Vidar (en.)
The son of Óðinn and the giantess Gríðr. It was foretold that he would avenge Óðinn´s death at the Battle of Ragnarök by killing the Fenris Wolf. He not only killed the wolf but survived the Battle.

Mythological Events

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

Nouns

úlfr (non.)
wolf (en.)

Source Materials:

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.
Vafþrúðnismál (non.)
Lay of Vafthrudnir (en.)
A poem from the Poetic Edda concerning the giant Vafþrúðnir. He was challenged to a game of wits with Óðinn because Óðinn wanted to gain knowledge about Ragnarok.
Ældre Eddas Gudesange (da.)
An edition of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by Lorenz Frølich.

Source Persons

Frølich, Lorenz (da.)
b. 1820
d. 1908
Nationality: Danish
Frolich was a painter, illustrator and etcher.
Gjellerup, Karl (da.)
b. 2nd June 1857
d. 13th October 1919
Nationality: Danish
Gellurup was a Danish poet and novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917.