Ilmr

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In Norse mythology, Ilmr is a goddess. Ilmr is attested (between Iðunn and Bil) within a list of ásynjur contained within the Prose Edda book Skáldskaparmál. No further information outside of her name is provided there.[1] Jacob Grimm points out that while the goddess name Ilmr is feminine, the masculine word ilmr means "pleasant scent" (suavis odor).[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Faulkes (1995:157).
  2. ^ Grimm (1888:1374).

References[edit]

  • Faulkes, Anthony (Trans.) (1995). Edda. Everyman. ISBN 0-460-87616-3
  • Grimm, Jacob (James Steven Stallybrass Trans.) (1888). Teutonic Mythology: Translated from the Fourth Edition with Notes and Appendix by James Stallybrass. Volume IV. London: George Bell and Sons.