Andvari


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Andvari

(ænˈdwɑːrɪ)
n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth a dwarf who possessed a treasure hoard, which was robbed by Loki
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Noun1.Andvari - (Norse mythology) a dwarf who possessed a treasure that was stolen by Loki
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
gnome, dwarf - a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
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Fafnir's treasure consisted of Andvari's cursed gold and a cursed golden ring, Andvaranaut, with the Helm of Awe, or Aegishjalmr, constituting the third component.
(64) In the Volsunga Saga Fafnir's treasure already had a curse placed on it by Andvari the Dwarf, when Loki demanded Andvari's last gold ring: this curse led ultimately to Sigurd's death.
Andvari's Gold Nibelungenlied only Elder Edda: begins at a much Reginsmal; Snorri's later point.