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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Nationally recognized as a leading summer music series and teaching workshop, Mimir presents an intensive week-long immersion in chamber music performance and instruction by some of North America's most renowned professional musicians.
The Sea of Trolls confirms the existence of Yggdrasil, Mimir's Well, Norns, trolls and their enchanted realm Jotunheim.
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Mimir is a god associated with wisdom and knowledge in which mythology?
Over the course of the journey, they meet other gods from Norse mythology: Freya (wife of Odin, now a witch in the forest), Baldur (invulnerable son of Odin and Freya, brother of Thor), Magni and Modi (Thor's sons), Jormungandr (The World Serpent, a friendly gigantic snake), and Mimir (once a counselor to Odin), as well as dwarves Brok and Sindri, who help them upgrade their weapons.
However, the introduction of Mimir adds some light hearted humour to the game.
Kratos has a serious tone, Atreous has the tone of a curious child, Mimir (another character you encounter) brings some light-hearted jokes, the Witch in the forest has the pain of suffering in her voice.