Gróa's Incantation

Gróa's Incantation

Cite this page

Linked items

The MyNDIR Team

Dunn-Krahn, Sage (en.)
b. 13th July 1999
Occupation: Research Assistant

Mythological Persons

Menglöð (non.)
The maiden that Gróa's son Svipdagr is determined to woo and wed. Menglöð´s residence is guarded by the giant Fjolsviðr, two dogs, a clay wall and a wall of fire.
Svipdagr (non.)
The son of the seeress Gróa, who consults her for advice on how to woo a maiden named Menglöð.


Edwardian (en.)
The Edwardian era began with the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910 (January 22, 1901 - 28 July, 1914). However, the era's end date is sometimes extended to the beginning of World War 1 (28 July 1914).

Source Materials:

Elder or Poetic Edda (en.)A dual language editon of the Poetic Edda with illustrations by W. G. Collingwood.
Grougaldr (is.)
Spell of Gróa (en.)
An eddic poem that is not in the collection of poems known as the Poetic Edda. It is part of Svipdagsmal, which also includes Fjolsvinnismal. Gróugaldr, and recounts the advice that Gróa gave her son Svipdagr in regard to wooing Menglöð.

Source Persons

Bray, Olive (en.)
b. June 17, 1878
d. November 15, 1909
Nationality: English
Occupation: scholar, translator and editior
Residence: 17 The Boltons Kensington, London, England
Bray was one of the daughters of the high court judge Sir Reginald More Bray (1842-1923) and the novelist Emily Octavia Bray, of Shere Manor near Guildford. Little is known about Olive. She joined the Viking Society for Northern Research in 1902 and was a Vice-President in 1909. At the time of her death, she was living in the family home at 17 The Boltons Kensington. Her grave is in the Shere churchyard.
Collingwood, W. G. (en.)
b. 6th August 1854
d. 1st October 1932
Nationality: English
Collingwood was an author, artist, and a professor at University College Reading.