Valkyrie
In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live. Selecting among half o...
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List of valkyrie names in Norse mythology
In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female viking-like figures who decide who will die in battle. Selecting among half of those who die ...
List of valkyrie names in Norse mythology - Wikipedia
Herfjötur
In Norse mythology, Herfjötur (Old Norse "host-fetter" or "fetter of the army") is a valkyrie. Herfjötur is attested as among the 13 valkyries listed in the Poetic Edda poem Grímnismál, and in the lon...
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Brynhildr
Brynhildr (also spelled Brunhild, Brünnhilde, Brynhild) is a shieldmaiden and a valkyrie in Germanic mythology, where she appears as a main character in the Völsunga saga and some Eddic poems treating...
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Karlevi Runestone
16°27′E / 56.61°N 16.45°E / 56.61; 16.45The Karlevi Runestone, designated as Öl 1 by Rundata, is commonly dated to the late 10th century and located near the Kalmarsund straig...
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Sigrún
Sigrún (Old Norse "victory rune") is a valkyrie in Norse mythology. Her story is related in Helgakviða Hundingsbana I and Helgakviða Hundingsbana II, in the Poetic Edda. The original editor annotated ...
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Þrúðr
Þrúðr (Old Norse "strength"), sometimes anglicized as Thrúd or Thrud, is a daughter of the major god Thor in Norse mythology. Þrúðr is also the name of one of the valkyries who serve ale to the einher...
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Kára
In Norse mythology, Kára is a valkyrie. Kára is attested in the prose epilogue of the Poetic Edda poem Helgakviða Hundingsbana II. The epilogue details that "there was a belief in the pagan religion, ...
Gunnr
Gunnar or Gunner is a valkyrie in Norse mythology. Her name means "battle" and is cognate with the English word "gun". She rode a wolf and took part in selecting the dead warriors together with two ot...
Hildr
In Norse mythology, Hildr (Old Norse "battle") is a valkyrie. Hildr is attested in the Prose Edda as Högni's daughter and Hedin's wife in the legend of Hedin and Högni. She had the power to revive the...
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Hlaðguðr svanhvít
In Norse mythology, Hlaðguðr svanhvít (Old Norse "Hlaðguðr swan-white") is a valkyrie. Hlaðguðr svanhvít is attested in the Poetic Edda poem Völundarkviða as the sister of the valkyrie Hervör alvitr (...
Eir
In Norse mythology, Eir (Old Norse "help, mercy") is a goddess and/or valkyrie associated with medical skill. Eir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional ...
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Hlökk
In Norse mythology, Hlökk (Old Norse "noise, battle") is a valkyrie. Hlökk is attested as among the 13 valkyries listed in the Poetic Edda poem Grímnismál, and additionally in both Nafnaþulur lists fo...
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Geiravör
In Norse mythology, Geiravör (Old Norse "spear-vör") is a valkyrie attested in the longer of the two Nafnaþulur lists found in the Prose Edda.According to Rudolf Simek, the section part of the name—vö...
Mist (valkyrie)
In Norse mythology, Mist (Old Norse "cloud" or mist) is a valkyrie. Mist appears in valkyrie list in the Poetic Edda poem Grímnismál and both of the Nafnaþulur valkyrie lists. No further information ...
Svipul
In Norse mythology, Svipul (Old Norse "changeable") is a valkyrie. Svipul is attested among valkyrie list in the poem Darraðarljóð and the longer of the two Nafnaþulur valkyrie lists in the Poetic Ed...
Skögul and Geirskögul
In Norse mythology, Skögul (Old Norse "shaker" or possibly "high-towering") and Geirskögul (Old Norse "spear-skögul") are valkyries who alternately appear as separate or individual figures. Both valky...
Göndul
In Norse mythology, Göndul (Old Norse "wand-wielder") is a valkyrie. Göndul is attested in Heimskringla, Sörla þáttr, and a 14th-century Norwegian charm. In addition, Göndul appears within the valkyri...
Hervör alvitr
In Norse mythology, Hervör alvitr (Old Norse, alvitr possibly meaning "all-wise" or "strange creature") is a valkyrie. Hervör alvitr is attested in the Poetic Edda poem Völundarkviða as the sister of ...
Herja
In Norse mythology, Herja (Old Norse) is a valkyrie attested in the longer of the two Nafnaþulur lists found in the Prose Edda.Rudolf Simek says the name is etymologically related to the Old Norse her...
Sigrdrífumál
Sigrdrífumál ("sayings of the victory-bringer", also known as Brynhildarljóð) is the conventional title given to a section of the Poetic Edda text in Codex Regius.It follows Fáfnismál without interru...
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Alruna
Alruna (Old Norse Ölrún, Old High German Ailrun, Modern German Alruna, Alraune) is a Germanic female personal name, from Proto Germanic *aliruna (or possibly *agilruna), which is formed from runa "sec...
List of valkyrie names
In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who decide who will die in battle. Selecting among half of those who die in battle (t...
List of valkyrie names - Wikipedia
Sváfa
In Norse mythology, Sváfa or Sváva is a valkyrie and the daughter of king Eylimi. Consequently she was probably the maternal aunt of Sigurd, the dragon slayer, although this is not explicitly mentione...
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Skuld
Skuld (the name possibly means "debt" or "future") is a Norn in Norse mythology. Along with Urðr (Old Norse "fate") and Verðandi (possibly "happening" or "present"), Skuld makes up a trio of Norns tha...
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Poetic Edda
The Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse poems, while several versions exist all consist primarily of text from the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript known as the ...
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Róta
In Norse mythology, Róta is a valkyrie. Róta is attested in chapter 36 of the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning, where she is mentioned alongside the valkyries Gunnr and Skuld, and the three are described ...