Heimdallr

12112145_171293036546120_4616123214226645560_nA mighty god in Norse Mythology he keeps watch for the onset of Ragnarok, all the while drinking fine mead in his home Himimnbjorg, located where the burning rainbow bridge Bifröst meets heaven. He possesses the great horn Gjallarhorn, the golden-maned horse Gulltoppr, has gold teeth, and is the son of Nine Mothers. These nine mothers were suppose to be sisters.Many scholars have debated what being “born of nine mothers” implies and have sought to connect the notion to other European folk motifs

He has the ability of foreknowledge, keen eyesight and hearing, is described as “the whitest of the gods” (no known explanation for him being the whitest). Heimdallr is said to be the originator of social classes among humanity and once regained Freyja’s treasured possession Brísingamen while doing battle in the shape of a seal with the trickster god Loki. Heimdallr and Loki are foretold to kill one another during the events of Ragnarök.

Adela