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 Odin - Norse Mythology
The Æsir had the dwarfs forge an unbreakable chain, Gleipnir, which was made of the sound of a cat's footfall, the beard of a woman, the roots of a rock, the sinews of a bear, the breath of a fish and the spittle of a bird.
However, the Æsir gave the Jotun woman Night and her son Day a horse and carriage each, placing them in the sky, where they were to circle the world every day.
The Æsir chose four of the dwarfs to hold up the heavenly vault and guard the four corners of the world.
odin.dep.no /odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990465/index-dok000-b-f-a.html   (4067 words)

  
 THE_DELUDING_OF_GYLFI.htm
The Æsir were astonished at the size of the huge boulders the horse hauled, and it performed twice as much of that tremendous task as the builder.
He marvelled that the Æsir were so knowledgeable that everything came to pass by their will, and he wondered if that was on account of their own strength or whether the divinities they worshipped brought that about.
The Æsir, however, oflered her compensation and damages, and first that she should choose a husband from amongst the Æsir and choose him by his feet without seeing any more of him.
www.wintersteel.com /files/Julius_Streiker/THE_DELUDING_OF_GYLFI.htm   (21325 words)

  
 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Æsir,
   Niörd, the water-god, was not one of the Æsir, but chief of the Vanir; his son was Frey; his daughter, Freyja (the Scandinavian Venus); his wife was Skadi; and his home, Noatun.
   Wives of the Æsir: Odin& wife was Frigga; Thor& wife was Sif (beauty); Baldur& wife was Nanna (daring); Bragi& wife was Id na; Odur’s wife was Freyja (the Scandinavian Venus); Loki& wife was Sig
   The Æsir built Asgard themselves, but each god had his own private mansion.
www.bartleby.com /81/273.html   (280 words)

  
 Æsir Management Consulting Practices
Æsir is using its proprietary technologies and policy analysis methods to work with corporations to help them oversee and manage their health risk management activities.
Æsir’s approach is to combine its proprietary policy development capabilities with the world’s leading scientists to expertly address client needs.
Æsir has developed proprietary assurance methodologies and technologies to support decision making and policy development activities for both corporate and governmental applications.
www.aesir.us /services.htm   (187 words)

  
 Skáldskaparmal
The Æsir offered a ransom for their lives, as much wealth as Hreidmarr himself desired to appoint; and a covenant was made between them on those terms, and confirmed with oaths.
Then those, Æsir took counsel together, and each asked the other what had last been known of Idunn; and the last that had been seen was that she had gone out of Ásgard with Loki.
Then the Æsir became aware that Rán had that net wherein she was wont to catch all men who go upon the sea.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/pre/pre05.htm   (11950 words)

  
 Gylfaginning
Njördr is not of the race of the Æsir: he was reared in the land of the Vanir, but the Vanir delivered him as hostage to the gods, and took for hostage in exchange him that men call Hœnir; he became an atonement between the gods and the Vanir.
Freyr is the most renowned of the Æsir; he rules over the rain and the shining of the sun, and therewithal the fruit of the earth; and it is good to call on him for fruitful seasons and peace.
Then shall the Æsir put on their war-weeds, and all the Champions, and advance to the field: Odin rides first with the gold helmet and a fair birnie, and his spear, which is called Gungnir.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/pre/pre04.htm   (15115 words)

  
 Sir Handel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Handel is a fictional locomotive from The Railway Series by Rev.
Sir Handel was renamed after the founding member of the Skarloey Railway, and doesn't get on well with either trucks or coaches (although he eventually befriended some in the original books and TV series).
Sir Handel is based on the locomotive Sir Haydn which works at the Talyllyn Railway in Wales.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sir_Handel   (505 words)

  
 Edmund Barton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barton was a strong advocate of the federation of the Australian colonies, and after the death of Sir Henry Parkes he effectively led the federal movement.
Barton was born in Sydney, New South Wales, the ninth child of William Barton, a stockbroker, and Mary Louise Barton.
Barton was elected unopposed to the new Parliament, and his Protectionist Party won enough seats to form a government with the support of the Labor Party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edmund_Barton   (976 words)

  
 Sir Kay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kay and Bedivere appear in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae, and aid Arthur in defeating the Giant of Mont Saint Michel.
In Arthurian legend, Sir Kay (Welsh:Cai or Cei, Latin: Caius or Gaius) is Sir Ector's son and King Arthur's foster brother and later seneschal, as well as one of the first Knight of the Round Table.
Kay shows his characteristic opportunism when he tries to claim it was he that pulled the sword from the stone, making him the true king of the Britons, but he relents and admits it was Arthur.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sir_Kay   (810 words)

  
 Galahad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Galahad was one of the knights of King Arthur's Round Table in Arthurian legend.
He was the bastard son of Sir Lancelot and Elaine of Corbenic, and he was renowned for his gallantry and purity.
Ashamed of what had happened, Sir Lancelot abandons the child and his mother to go off on foreign adventures.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sir_Galahad   (451 words)

  
 EBK: Arthurian Literature: Sir Bors de Gannes
Sir Bors was the favourite cousin of Sir Lancelot, and the son of King Bors of Gannes (probably Vannes in Brittany) and Queen Evaine.
Sir Bors came to the attention of the daughter of King Brandegoris of Stranggore who desired to be the centre of his attentions.
Bors refused to defend himself, but a hermit was killed when he tried to intervene and Bors was forced to take up his weapon.
www.earlybritishkingdoms.com /bios/bors.html   (451 words)

  
 æsir media - raum für neue medien
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www.aesir.de   (28 words)

  
 Sir Barton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Barton died on October 30, 1937 and was buried on a ranch in the foothills of the Laramie Mountains.
Sir Barton was beaten by seven lengths and as a result, he retired to stud that year, virtually forgotten by the public.
Sir Barton, (1916-1937), was a chestnut thoroughbred colt who, in 1919 became the first winner of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sir_Barton   (457 words)

  
 The Seven Warlords of the Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Crocodile's replacement and the other two as-yet unnamed members have not yet been shown in the manga.
Sir Crocodile (Crocodile) - Stripped of his title and arrested for his attempted coup d'état of the Kingdom of Alabasta and involvement with Baroque Works).
His replacement has not yet been decided, but the captain of the Blackbeard Pirates, Marshall D. Teach, appears to be interested in the position.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Seven_Warlords_of_the_Sea   (270 words)

  
 Dawn's Brain - GABFest 2002
Sir Geek and Onion (with Sleestack, SpumoniBoy, Nutbutter, Callie Mollari, Crescent Fresh and Jinx)
Jinx, Nutbutter and Sir Geek (plus Onion's hand)
Jinx and Nutbutter (Declan, SpumoniBoy, Onion and Sleestack in background)
www.dawnsbrain.com /gabfest2002/index.php   (270 words)

  
 Kool 97 FM
Sir Coxsone’s first record label was the Worldisc Label and featured local artistes such as; Monty Alexander and the Cyclones, young Derrick Harriot, Derrick Morgan, Alton Ellis, and the legendary hornsman Don Drummond.
Sir Coxsone also recorded, ‘Rude Boy Gone a Jail’ and ‘Shoo be do be’ by the Clarendonians, ‘I’ve got to go back home’ by Bob Andy.
Sir Coxsone has often been compared to Barry Gordy of Motown for his interest in developing new talents.
www.kool97fm.com /cdodd.htm   (270 words)

  
 EBK: Arthurian Literature: Sir Lamorak de Gales
Sir Lamorak was a younger son of King Pellinore of Listinoise.
On a number of occasions he is recorded as having beaten over thirty knights in a tournament: notably at Sir Gareths wedding feast and when travelling with Sir Driant in the Cornish lands of King Mark.
Further combat followed for Lamorak as he encountered Sir Frol of the Out Isles, Sir Belliance le Orgulus, Sir Lancelot and Sir Gawain.
www.earlybritishkingdoms.com /bios/lamorak.html   (270 words)

  
 Sir Grodus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When Grodus tries to command the Shadow Queen, she destroys him.After the Shadow Queen destroys him, it is revealed that Beldam,The leader of the Shadow Sirens, is friends with the Shadow Queen.In the ending, he appears as the head alone.
Sir Grodus is a villain from Paper mario the thousand year door.
Grodus is the villain and leader of the X-Nauts in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grodus   (235 words)

  
 GALAHAD: TEXTS, IMAGES, BASIC INFORMATION
Teasdale, Sara (1884-1933), "Galahad in the Castle of the Maidens" (1911)
Galahad is the son of Lancelot and Elaine of Corbenic.
Galahad remains the pre-eminent Grail Knight in Malory's Morte d'Arthur and in Tennyson's Idylls of the King.
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/galmenu.htm   (562 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Arthurian Legend
(Sir Bors and Sir Percival accompany him, but they are excluded from the final holy vision that appears to Galahad as he reaches the Grail.)
Excalibur, a more serious work, tells the entire Arthurian story as Sir Thomas Malory presents it, from Arthur's birth and the Sword in the Stone to Lancelot and Guinevere's love, and on to the king's final grievous wound.
The group was organized in 1848 by English poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti and joined by other artists and writers, including Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and William Morris.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761559016/Arthurian_Legend.html   (562 words)

  
 Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd and Studio One: Music Business
Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd and Studio One: Music Business
Coxsone became another father figure to Marley, and even, to a lesser extent, to Bunny and Peter.
Listening to the group, Coxsone was impressed enough to offer his standard deal: a five-year contract for exclusive recording rights and management, and a guarantee of twenty pounds a side.
www.bobmarley.com /life/musicbusiness/studio1.html   (562 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - Ja's musical giant, Coxsone Dodd, dies - Wednesday May 5, 2004
"'Sir Coxsone' as he was known to all, was indeed the father of popular entertainment in Jamaica.
Jamaica Gleaner - Ja's musical giant, Coxsone Dodd, dies - Wednesday
This is a great loss, I know Coxsone and I had our differences, but it is sad to see him go like this.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20040505/lead/lead2.html   (562 words)

  
 Sir Bedivere - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Bedivere stayed loyal to King Arthur throughout his life.
Sir Kay fight the Giant of Mont St. Michel.
Early British Kingdoms: Sir Bedivere alias Bedwyr Ap Pedrod  ( http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/bios/bedivere.html)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bedivere   (562 words)

  
 Arthur Stanley Eddington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eddington was born in Kendal, England, son of Quaker parents.
The Eddington limit, the natural limit to the luminosity that can be radiated by accretion onto a compact object, is named in his honour.
Eddington helped to experimentally verify the theory of general relativity by observing the appearance of stars around the region of a solar eclipse.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arthur_Stanley_Eddington   (562 words)

  
 Sir Arthur Eddington
Sir Arthur Eddington died on November 22, 1944 in Cambridge, England.
Arthur Eddington was born on December 28, 1882 in Kendal, England.
Eddington was one of the earliest creators of the concept of relativity.
www.usd.edu /phys/courses/phys300/gallery/clark/edd.html   (562 words)

  
 Knights of the Round Table - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Galahad (whose seat was the Siege Perilous)
Sir Ector de Maris, the son of King Ban of Benwick
Sir Aglovale, son of King Pellinore of Listinoise
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Knights_of_the_Round_Table   (562 words)

  
 Sir Orfeo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Orfeo is preserved in three manuscripts, Advocates 19.2.1 known as the Auchinleck MS.
These motifs are shared by both Sir Orfeo and later-collected versions of Celtic ballad fairy-lore in such works as the ballads of Thomas the Rhymer and Tam Lin.
Sir Orfeo is an anonymous Middle English narrative poem.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sir_Orfeo   (361 words)

  
 Sir Bors de Ganis
The son of King Bors, the brother of King Ban, and cousin of Sir Launcelot du Lake.
After the death of Sir Galahad he returned to King Arthur and gave him an account of all the circumstances connected with the achievement.
He witnessed the achievement of the Quest of the Holy Grail by Sir Galahad but he was denied its fulfillment.
csis.pace.edu /grendel/projs2002h/table/bors.htm   (361 words)

  
 Sir Bors
On the one hand, he is related to Sir Lancelot and has sworn fealty to Lancelot.
Bors is put in the position of conspiracy to commit treason on multiple accounts as he is made the lookout and go between for the lovers.
Bors also knows that if the affair were made public the kingdom would be divided and would soon fall.
itec.gc.peachnet.edu /workshop/Engl2111/cfis2049/webproject/topic3.htm   (361 words)

  
 Harp Picture 1 - The Madness of Sir Tristam by Edward Burne-Jones
Harp Picture 1 - The Madness of Sir Tristam by Edward Burne-Jones
"The Madness of Sir Tristam" by Edward Burne-Jones, 1862
www.pipcom.com /~thaney/forharp.html   (361 words)

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