Víðarr and Fenrir

Primary Sources

  • Moe, Louis Maria Niels Peder Halling. Ragnarok: En Billeddigtning. København, A.F. Høst, 1929. Print.

Secondary Sources

  • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
  • Simek, Rudolf. Angela Hall . Dictionary of Northern Mythology. W Woodbridge: D. S. Brewer, 2007. Print.
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.
Víðarr (non.)
Vidar (en.)
Víðarr was 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.
Ragnarök (non.)
Ragnarok (en.)
The final great battle between the gods and the giants.
Ragnarok: En Billeddigtning
Fenrir (non.)
This is one of the names for the monstrous wolf who is one of the three monsterous offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða.
Fenris (non.)
This is one of the names for the monstrous wolf who is one of the three monsterous offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða.
Fenrisúlfr (non.)
Fenris Wolf (en.)
This is one of the names for the monstrous wolf who is one of the three monstrous offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða.
úlfr (non.)
wolf (en.)