Sleipnir


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Sleipnir

Odin’s eight-legged gray horse. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 937]
See: Horse

Sleipnir

Odin’s eight-legged horse; symbolizes the wind that blows from eight points. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 937]
See: Wind
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He becomes so completely female in that role that he bears a foal, Sleipnir. (4) He is thus male and female, both human and animal in shape, and though allied with the Aesir through blood-brotherhood oaths with Odin, he is not a member of the Aesir, and may be of Giant extraction or Giant-Vanir blood or something else.
Titled "Sleipnir", the exhibition directly references the eight-legged horse ridden by Odin, a god in Norse mythology featured in Heyerdal's theories, who traveled from Azerbaijan to Scandinavia.
His 23ft boat Sleipnir - named after an eight-legged mythical horse that could glide across the sea - was towed by the tanker.
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Their premier products, the Mjolnir and Sleipnir, are wind meters that fit into a smartphones headphone jack and allow users to measure wind speed and direction.
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