Heimdall


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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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[...] Heimdall blows loudly, his horn is in the air.
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At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., scientists cheered after radio signals confirmed that Phoenix had safely landed about 20 kilometers from a crater called Heimdall. The signals were relayed by the Mars Odyssey spacecraft, which was orbiting overhead.
Die bundel sluit dus goed aan by Walters se werk tot dusver en die sterk satiriese inslag wat spreek uit sy bundels Cabala (1967), Apocrypha (1969), Heimdall (1974), Saturae (1979) en Sprekende van God (1996).
So was die verskyning van die filosofies besinnende bundel Sprekende van God na sy vier satiriese bundels (Cabala 1967, Apocrypha 1969, Heimdall 1974 en Saturae 1979).
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She possessed a famous necklace called Brisingamen, which Loki stole and Heimdall, the gods' watchman, recovered.