Hǫfuð

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Hǫfuð (means "man-head"[1]) is the sword of Heimdall. It's mentioned in Gylfaginning chapter 26.

Anthony Faulkes's edition:

Heimdalar sverð er kallat Hǫfuð.[2]

Arthur Brodeur's translation:

Heimdallr's sword is called Head.[1]

And Skáldskaparmál mentions a mysterious myth about Heimdall's head and sword in chapter 8.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Simek (2007:155).
  2. ^ Faulkes (1982:26).

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