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Ymir

(ē`mĕr), in Norse mythology, primeval giant and progenitor of a race of giants. Odin and his brothers slew Ymir; from his skull they fashioned the sky, from his flesh the earth, from his bones the mountains, and from his blood the sea.

Ymir

father of the giant race. [Norse Myth.: Wheeler, 395]
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His parents were Bor, son of Bure, a man formed by Audumla licking salt- covered stones, and Bestla, a Jotun (or rime giant, a child of Ymir).
Vili and Ve, slew Ymir and threw his carcass into an abyss, his blood formed the waters, his bones the mountains, his teeth the rocks, his skull the heavens, his brains the clouds, his hair the plants, and his eyebrows the wall of defense against the giants.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.20 Lord Avonbrook, 2.50 Chief Of Men, 3.20 Efistorm, 3.50 Archina, 4.20 Dark Falcon, 4.50 Pulverize (nb), 5.20 Muntasir, 5.50 Ymir.
In the opening apprentice handicap (2.00), the quirky Ymir will be fancied after being beaten a short head at Lingfield last week.
ROBBINS (rsr2929@comcast.net) is a writer and editor from Philadelphia who's more than happy to let the IAU deal with satellite names like Megaclite, Suttungr, and Ymir.
Camera (color), Per Kallberg; editor, Larus Ymir Oskarsson; music, Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson; art director, Tonie Zetterstrom; costume designer, Vytautas Narbutas; sound (Dolby Digital), Sigurdir Sigurdsson.
The name Yima, as has long been known, means "twin" or "double" and is cognate to Vedic Yama and Old Norse Ymir, being also closely related to the names of other mythic figures who appear in myths of creation through sacrifice (Latin Remus, Germanic Tuisco).(28) Accordingly, scholars since Hermann Guntert have suggested that in pre-Zoroastrian Iran, it was Yima who played the role of first man, first king, and also first victim in narratives that describe a process of creation through sacrifice; only later was he supplanted by Gayomard and others.(29)
Best each-way Ymir 5.00 Lingfield Michael Attwater's four-year-old is a long-standing maiden, but he's finished a close runner-up in two of his last four starts round here and is capable of giving us a run for our money in a low-grade affair at what should be a double-figure price.
5/ Defeat Ymir x30 -> Rewards: Rossweisse Massive x1, Odin Massive x1
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The Jim Boyle-trained Wunder Strike (Nicky Mackay) beats Ymir at Lingfield to become one of six Epsom winners on Wednesday