Mimir


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Mimir

(mē`mĭr), in Norse mythology, giant who guarded the well of wisdom. According to one legend Mimir was beheaded by the enemies of the gods of Asgard; his head was then preserved by Odin, who consulted it for information and advice.

Mimir

gigantic god of primeval ocean. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 728]

Mimir

guardian of well of wit and wisdom. [Norse Myth.: Wheeler, 244]
See: Wisdom
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Founded in 1998 by Mimir Reynisson and Shari Agatstein, Skelmir's family of CEE-J(TM) clean room virtual machines and libraries are designed for a wide range of processors, operating systems and embedded configurations.
The infant sails down a river in a glass basket, is raised by a doe, then found and adopted by Mimir.