Heimdall


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, in Norse mythology, home of the gods, also known as Aesir. It consisted of luxurious palaces and halls, in which the gods (whose chief was Odin) dwelled, conferred, and banqueted. One of the most beautiful of these halls was Valhalla.
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Heimdall

god of dawn and protector of rainbow bridge, Bifrost. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 488]
See: Dawn

Heimdall

guardian of Bifrost; distinguished for acute vision and hearing. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 488]
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The action is on par with The Avengers, with spectacuA[degrees] lar scenes, particularly the scene where Heimdall chases and takes down an Elven ship.
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Elba, who returns as the Asgardian gatekeeper Heimdall, in the third film of the Thor franchise, says that unlike most people his age who complain about the ubiquity of superhero films, he loves the genre.
The Asgardian warrior has been operating the Bifrost bridge in the absence of Heimdall (Idris Elba).
And we'll be seeing him on the big screen later this year as the guardian god Heimdall in Marvel superhero blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok.
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Odin's wolves prowled the streets as Thor and the Black Elves looked on, Heimdall was on his white stallion leaping over the Rainbow Bridge and the mythical World Serpent slithered through the streets.
The Winter Carnival also saw Heimdall on his white stallion leaping over the Rainbow Bridge, as well as the mythical World Serpent slithering through the streets.
5) Further connecting the bridge of Khazad-dum with the battle of Ragnarok is Boromir's blowing of his horn; at Raganarok, Heimdall blew his horn Giallarhorn to warn the Norse gods (Snorri Sturluson 54).