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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Icelandic"
NameOriginDescription
God Name: Atli Icelandic  In the Volsunga Saga Atli is a king corresponding to Etzel in the Nibelungenlied; he marries Gudrun and invites her brothers to court, where they are treacherously slain. Gudrun avenges them by killing her own and Atli’s two sons, and later, Atli himself.
God Name: Dvergr Norse A dwarf. In modern Icelandic lore dwarfs disappear, but remain in local names, as Dverga-steinn, and in several words and phrases. From the belief that dwarfs lived in rocks an echo is called dwerg-mal (dwarf talk), and dwerg-mala means to echo. The dwarfs were skilled in metal-working. Norse
God Name: Hell Shoon Iceland In Icelandic mythology, indispensable for the journey to Valhalla as the obolus for crossing the Styx.
God Name: Jord Icelandic/ Germanic An earth goddess mentioned in the Edda by Snorri
God Name: Midgard Norse The mid-yard, middle-town, that is, the earth, is a mythological word common to all the ancient Teutonic languages. The Icelandic Edda alone has preserved the true mythical bearing of this old Teutonic word. The earth (Midgard), the abode of men, is situated in the middle of the universe, bordered by mountains and surrounded by the great sea; on the other side of this sea is the Utgard (out-yard), the abode of the giants; the Midgard is defended by the yard or burgh Asgard (the burgh of the gods) lying in the middle (the heaven being conceived as rising above the earth). Thus the earth and mankind are represented as a stronghold besieged by the powers of evil from without, defended by the gods from above and from within. Norse
God Name: Puck Icelandic A merry little fairy spirit, full of fun and harmless mischief. Icelandic
God Name: Vanir Nordic/ Icelandic A major group of Norse gods the concerned with peace, prosperity & the fertility of the land