Heimdallr


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Noun1.Heimdallr - (Norse mythology) god of dawn and light; guardian of Asgard
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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Sebastian Collen looks closely at the role and function of the god Heimdallr, revealed through his philological analysis of the poem Hyndluljod, and Terry Gunnell considers the relative importance of Odinn and Porr in pre-Christian Iceland, warning against accepting Snorri's idea of a unified Old Nordic religion, and pointing out that beliefs and practices doubtless varied by area, class, society, and time.
Asgardia's name is a reference to Asgard, one of the nine worlds from Norse mythology and the home of gods like Thor, Odin and Heimdallr. The city in the sky has also been used in Marvel's Thor superhero comic books and movies.
SAYERS, "Irish Perspectives on Heimdallr", Alvissmal, 2, 1993, 15, n.