Helreginn

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In Norse Mythology, Helreginn ("Ruler over Hel"[1]) is a jötunn listed in the þulur section of the Prose Edda book Skáldskaparmál. Other than the name, no additional information about the figure is provided.[2] Rudolf Simek comments that the name is unusual, reasoning that it is unusual for the jötnar to be directly associated with "the underworld."[3] She may be identical with Hel the goddess; daughter of the jötunn Loki.

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  1. ^ Simek (2007:138).
  2. ^ Faulkes (1995:157).
  3. ^ Simek (2007:138—139).

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