The term gothi (goði), in Norse mythology, refers to the person who administered the Blóts. However in modern Odinism and Ásatrú this is a priest, the female equivalent being gythja. Gothi take care of pastoral, administration and some spiritual requirements. Odinism and Ásatrú holds, as in Protestantism, that no person can mediate between humans and the gods, so the role of the gothi differs in some major respects to the duties of a Catholic priest, for instance. A gothi is often selected based on practical aspects rather than spiritual, for instance having a strong voice so that everybody can hear him. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gothi"
Granmar was a king of Södermanland, in Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla. The same king also appears in the Volsunga saga. ...more on Wikipedia about "Granmar"
Grendles modor (or Grendel's mother -- she is never given a proper name in the poem) is one of three antagonists (along with Grendel and the dragon) in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf (c. between 700-1000 AD). ...more on Wikipedia about "Grendel's mother"
In Norse mythology, Grimhild was the witch who cast a spell on Sigurd making him leave his wife, Brünnehilde, for Gudrun. Brünnehilde killed herself. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grimhild"
(Groa) Gróa is a witch and practitioner of seidhr, the wife of Aurvandil the Bold. ...more on Wikipedia about "Groa"
In Norse mythology, Gudrun, who is called Kriemhild in the Niebelungenlied, was the sister of Gunnar. Gudrun fell in love with Sigurd, who didn't care for her, because he was in love with the valkyrie Brynhild, to whom he gave the ring Andwari. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gudrun"
Gullveig (seemingly " gold drink" or "gold might") is, in Norse mythology, a mysterious goddess or giantess who became the igniting source for the War of the gods. She is said have been burned three times in Odin's hall, to have been three times born, and to live yet as a seeress performing dark magic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gullveig" Enjoy http://www.shortopedia.com. Norse_mythology
Gunther (in Latin Gundaharius and in Anglicized Old Norse Gunnar) was a king of the Burgundians west of the Rhine from at least 411 to his death in 437. Legendary tales about Gundaharius appear in Latin, medieval German, Old Norse, and Old English texts, especially concerning his relations with Siegfried (in Old Norse Sigurd) and the death of Gunther from treachery in the hall of Attila the Hun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gunther"
Hagbard and Signy (Signe) (the Viking Age) or Habor and Sign(h)ild (the Middle Ages and later) were a pair of lovers in Scandinavian mythology and folklore whose legend was widely popular. The heroes' connections with other legendary characters place the events in the 4th or the 5th century AD. Hagbard and his brother Haki were famous sea-kings (see Haki for his battles over the throne of Sweden). ...more on Wikipedia about "Hagbard and Signy"
Hagen ( German form) or Högni ( Old Norse Hǫgni, often anglicized as Hogni) is a Burgundian warrior in tales about the Burgundian kingdom at Worms. Hagen is often identified as a brother or half-brother of King Gunther (Anglicized Old Norse Gunnar). ...more on Wikipedia about "Hagen (legend)"
Halfdan ("half dane") ( Old Norse sources) or Healfdene ( Beowulf) or Haldan (Danish Latin sources) was a legendary king of Denmark of the Skjöldung ( Scylding) lineage, the son of king named Fródi in many accounts, noted mainly as the father to the two kings who succeeded him in the rule of Denmark, kings named Hrothgar and Halga and the Old English poem Beowulf and named Hróar and Helgi in Old Norse accounts. ...more on Wikipedia about "Halfdan"
Halfdan the Old ( Old Norse Hálfdanr gamli and Hálfdanr inn gamli) was an ancient, legendary king from whom descended many of the most notable lineages of legend. A second Halfdan the Old is the purported great-grandfather of Ragnvald Eysteinsson. ...more on Wikipedia about "Halfdan the Old"
The Hamingja was a kind of female guardian angel in Scandinavian mythology. It was believed to accompany a person and to decide his luck and happiness. Consequently, the name was also used to signify happiness, and this is what it means in modern day Icelandic. When a person died, the hamingja passed to a dear relative and so the hamingja accompanied a family during several generations and decided its luck and happiness. It was even possible to lend one's hamingja to a friend which happened when Hjälte Skäggesson was about to go on a dangerous voyage and asked king Olaf the Holy to borrow his hamingja. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hamingja"
Hamund or Haamund was a character Norse mythology. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hamund"
Harald Wartooth, Old Norse Haraldr hilditönn, modern Swedish Harald Hildetand, was a legendary King of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the historical northern German province of Wendland, in the 7th and 8th century. According to the Danish Chronicon Lethrense, his empire reached as far as the Mediterranean. ...more on Wikipedia about "Harald Wartooth"
Heidrek or Heiðrekr was one of the main characters in the cycle about the magic sword Tyrfing. He appears in the Hervarar saga. ...more on Wikipedia about "Heidrek"
In the Norse mythology, Hel is the queen of Helheim, the Norse underworld. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hel (being)"
Helgi Hundingsbane was a hero in the Norse sagas, who appears in the Volsunga saga and in two lays in the Poetic Edda named Helgakviða Hundingsbana I and II. The Poetic Edda relates that Helgi and his mistress Sigrún were Helgi Hjörvarðsson and Sváva of the Helgakviða Hjörvarðssonar reborn. They were once again reborn as Helgi and Kára whose story survives as a part of the Hrómundar saga Gripssonar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Helgi Hundingsbane"
Heorot is the stronghold of king Hrothgar in the epic poem Beowulf. ...more on Wikipedia about "Heorot"
Heoroweard ( Proto-Norse *Heruwarduz ** ) is a character who appears in Beowulf and who has counterparts in Norse mythology, where he is named Hjörvard. In all these sources Hereoweard rebelled against Hrothulf/Hrólf Kraki and killed him, but otherwise the sources vary greatly. This is an account of the differences: ...more on Wikipedia about "Heoroweard"
Heremod ( Proto-Norse: *Harimōdaz ** , Latin form: Heremodius) is a legendary Danish king known through a short account of his exile in the Old English poem Beowulf and from appearances in some genealogies as the father of Scyld. He may be the same as one of the personages named Hermóðr in Old Norse sources. Heremod may also be identical to Lother ( Latin Lotherus) in Saxo Grammaticus' Gesta Danorum (Book 1) or the same history may have been applied to two originally separate figures. ...more on Wikipedia about "Heremod" This text is made for http://www.shortopedia.com Norse_mythology
In Norse mythology, Hersir was the chief of his tribe and father of Erna. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hersir"
:For other things named "Hildebrand", Hildebrand (disambiguation) ...more on Wikipedia about "Hildebrand"
Hjalmar and Ingeborg was a legendary Swedish couple. The male protagonist and his duel for Ingeborg figures in the Hervarar saga and in Orvar-Odd's saga, as well as in Gesta Danorum, Lay of Hyndla and a number of Faroese ballads. Hjalmar never lost a battle until meeting a beserker wielding the cursed sword Tyrfing. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hjalmar and Ingeborg"
In Norse mythology, Hjalmþrimul was also one of the Valkyries. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hjalmþrimul"
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