Definition of Heimdallr
1. Noun. (Norse mythology) god of dawn and light; guardian of Asgard.
Category relationships: Norse Mythology
Generic synonyms: Norse Deity
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Literary usage of Heimdallr
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Teutonic mythology by Jacob Grimm, James Steven Stallybrass (1882)
"The rainbow is the celestial ring, as the galaxy is the celestial road, and heimdallr keeper of that road, heimdallr is Elgr = Iring, walking the earth and ..."
2. The Religion of the Teutons by Pierre Daniël Chantepie de la Saussaye (1902)
"The chief myth connected with heimdallr is that of his struggle with Loki for the ... The antithesis between heimdallr and Loki has been most poetically ..."
3. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1881)
"Similarly, heimdallr is said to be the son of nine mothers, ie, his influence extends throughout all the worlds. J Those who regard Fenrir as a symbol of ..."
4. The Prose: Or Younger Edda Commonly Ascribed to Snorri Sturluson by Snorri Sturluson (1842)
"Loki hath strife with heimdallr and they are each other's bane. ... "High blows heimdallr, What is't with Asa? the horn is aloft, what is't with Elves? ..."