Níðhöggr at Ragnarök

Níðhöggr at Ragnarök

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Creatures: animals, birds, monsters etc.

Miðgarðsormr (non.)
Midgard Serpent (en.)
A monstrous serpent who is the progeny of Loki and the giantess Angrboða. This serpent is also known as Jörmungandr and in English as the Midgard Serpent.
Níðhöggr (non.)
Nidhoggr (en.)
A being which appears in both the Poetic and the Prose Edda where it gnaws on the roots of Yggdrasil and causes dissent in its interaction with the eagle who sits at the top of Yggdrasil. Níðhöggr also appears at the end of Völuspá where it gnaws on the corpses of the dead in a hall called Náströnd. Níðhöggr is referred to as a snake in the Prose Edda and Grímnismál but in Vóluspá it is also referred to as a dragon.

Mythological Events

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

Nouns

dreki (non.)
dragon (en.)

Source Materials:

Ragnarok: En Billeddigtning (da.)
Louis Moe's illustrated retelling of the Battle of Ragnarok and the events that preceded it.

Source Persons

Moe, Louis (no.)
b. 1857
d. 1945
Nationality: Norwegian/Danish.
Occupation: illustrator
Residence: Copenhagen
Moe was an illustrator who was born in Norway but became a Danish citizen in 1919. Biography and Links.