Giant Suttungr and the Dwarves

Giant Suttungr and the Dwarves

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

Giants and Giantesses

Gilling (non.) The giant who was murdered by the dwarves Fjalar and Galar. The dwarves give the mead of poetry to Gilling's son Suttungr in exchange for sparing their lives when he seeks to avenge the death of his father.
Suttungr (non.) Suttung (en.) The giant who hid the mead of poetry in a mountain named Hnitbjörg and set his daughter Gunnlöð to guard it.


Creation Myth A series of myths concerning the creation of the world, the origins of the gods, and the creation of humans.

Mythological Events

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

Source Materials:

Heroes of Asgard (1930 ed.) (en.)The third illustrated edition of The Heroes of Asgard was published in 1930 and was illustrated by C. E. Brock.

Source Persons

Brock, Charles E. (en.) b. 5 February 1870
d. 28 February 1938
Nationality: English
Occupation: painter, line artist and book illustrator
Keary, Annie (en.) b. 3rd March 1825
d. 3rd March 1879
Nationality: English
Occupation: Novelist, poet, and childrens book writer.
Anna Maria Keary, known as Annie Keary, was an English novelist, poet, and children's writer. Her sister Eliza Keary collaborated with her in writing “The Heroes of Asgard” that was first published in 1857 and many times thereafter.