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  Tyrfing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tyrfing or Tirfing was a magic sword which figures in a poem from the Elder Edda called The Waking of Angantýr, and in Hervarar saga.
In the tactical RPG Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War, the protagonist Sigurd of the first half of the game is given the holy sword Tyrfing by his father, Lord Vylon.
In Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the PlayStation, Tyrfing is a sword found in the Castle Keep.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tyrfing   (704 words)

 Tyrfing Cycle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tyrfing Cycle is a collection of legends united by the magic sword Tyrfing.
The first part deals with the forging of the sword Tyrfing by the Dwarves Durin and Dvalin.
They are forced to do so by Svafrlami, the king of Gardariki, but in revenge they curse the sword so that it will kill a man every time it is unsheathed, cause three evil deeds and be the undoing of Svarflami.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tyrfing_Cycle   (338 words)

 myth.bungie.org | fan fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Tyrfing crossed the wintery alcove, his numb legs slinging snow everywhere as he raced to the Ghols.
Tyrfing leapt onto it but was met by the thing's massive feet, which caught the berserk and launched him into the air.
Tyrfing felt a pang strike his heart, if it were not for Gwyon's brave charge and the sacrifice of his noble brothers then the Ghol would have escaped, and Tyrfing's mission would have failed.
myth.bungie.org /fanfic/?story=jonathan_gos.0607040134394.html   (3667 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Arngrim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
According to versions H and U, Arngrim went pillaging to Gardariki and met its king Svafrlami, who was in possession of Tyrfing at the moment.
Tyrfing cut through Arngrim's shield and down into the soil, whereupon Arngrim cut off Svafrlami's hand, grabbed the sword and slew him with his own weapon.
The sword Tyrfing can be found as well and is a mighty Zweihander.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Arngrim   (688 words)

 Hjalmar - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Hjalmar was a Swedish hero who figures in the Hervarar saga and in Orvar-Odd's saga, as well as in Gesta Danorum, Lay of Hyndla and a number of Faroese ballads.
The eldest was a head taller than the rest and his name was Angantyr, and it was to him that Arngrim had entrusted the sword Tyrfing, which had been cursed by its makers, the Dwarves Dvalin and Durin.
Orvar-Odd buried all the slain men in barrows and Tyrfing as well so as to ensure that it would not cause a second and third evil deed, after Hjalmar's death.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Hjalmar   (840 words)

 Trip/T'Polers: Fan Fiction: A Thousand Years-Part 3
Tyrfing swept round in a swooping arc on the Virideth, firing weapons as she moved across the bow of the enemy ship.
Tyrfing and Excalibur had been designed to be quick in a fight for situations like this and Archer was glad of it.
Tyrfing was drawing as much of the attention as it could, but the Romulans were like a wolf going after the weakest member in the herd.
triptpolers.houseoftucker.com /fiction/author_drogna_a_thousand_yearspart_3.shtml   (4422 words)

 myth.bungie.org | fan fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Tyrfing, his lieutenant, drew up beside him, kneeling in the snow to add his sapphire eyes to Egil's scrutiny.
Tyrfing nodded with a smile hidden under a thick beard.
Tyrfing and his group sprinted with haste across the slippery, icy slopes between the passes, trying to take whatever shortcuts they could find, no matter how dangerous.
myth.bungie.org /fanfic/?series=Grievous%20Pursuit   (6369 words)

 A Book of Folklore: Pixies and Browies
Svafurlami with Tyrfing smote through it, but with the force of the blow the blade entered the soil; as he stooped to withdraw it, Arngrim dexterously twisted it, and with it clove the king from head to foot.
Having obtained possession of Tyrfing, she went to the Court of King Gudmund, where one day she had laid aside the scabbard with Tyrfing in it, whilst playing dice with the king.
The destiny of Tyrfing must be fulfilled, and with it Harald fell by the sword under the hand of his son--in--law.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/celt/bof/bof09.htm   (5906 words)

 Peter Andreas Munch — Norse Mythology — Part 2
Once while she was playing chess with Gudmund, and had laid Tyrfing aside, one of the men of the retinue drew it from its scabbard to admire its burnished edge; Hervor at once sprang up and drove the sword through his body, inasmuch as the blade demanded the blood of man once it was unsheathed.
With these words he drew Tyrfing and was about to cut Odin down; but Odin took the shape of a falcon, and the sword struck only his tail, from which it shore off a part; this is the reason why the falcon has a stubbed tail.
As one of them was cutting off the head of a fish with Tyrfing, Angantyr heard him say jocosely: “The pike in the river of Graf must pay the penalty for the killing of Heidrek at the foot of the mountains of Harfada.” That very night Angantyr put them to death and carried away Tyrfing.
www.vaidilute.com /books/munch/munch-02.html   (18024 words)

 Hlöd - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He found a man outside of the hall and asked him to go inside and tell Angantyr that his brother wished to see him.
When King Angantyr learnt of who was waiting outside for him, he cast down his knife, took his mailcoat, his white shield in one hand and Tyrfing in the other.
The Huns lost their courage as they saw Angantyr ride through the lines slashing and cutting men and horses with Tyrfing.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Hlod   (1235 words)

 The Ge Story - Finishing Part 1 - Golden Sun Syndicate Forums
He held the newly repaired Tyrfing in his hands, he was aching for battle.
Powerfully, he swung the Tyrfing at him, sending the Mage flying into the wall, blood spilling towards the ground.
Fortunately, the aura of the Tyrfing pushed the eruption downwards, sealing the whole.
www.goldensun-syndicate.net /forum/index.php?showtopic=3265   (1940 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ynglinga saga
The Volsung Cycle is the name of a series of Germanic legends based on the same matter as Niebelungenlied, and which were recorded in medieval Iceland.
A rune stone Rune stones are standing stones with runic inscriptions dating from the Iron Age (Viking Age) and early Middle Ages.
Norse cosmology, as it is given us in the source material for Norse mythology recognizes the existence of nine worlds, assigned the ending -heimr (home, realm, or world) or in some cases -garðr (homestead, yard or earth).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ynglinga-saga   (1573 words)

 MWC99 - Story - Province Gaming Council Releases Odds
The odds were based on commentary from two acknowledged experts in the field, dwarven oddsman Gruggo Redbeard and northerner Tyrfing Bucket of Quarters.
Tyrfing: Weeeell, the wee folk suprise us year after year wit' their crazy plays and explosives!
Tyrfing: These weedy 'uns sure 'ave some nasty bloody tricks up their sleeves, but damn, are they slow!
www.macobserver.com /mwc99/dynamic/story/betting_odds.html   (552 words)

 Dvalin - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In Norse mythology, Dvalin was a ruler of the dwarves and one of the most powerful, known for having invented (or at least introduced) runes according to the Hávamál and for crafting some of the most famous artifacts in the Norse myths.
He made Sif's golden wig; Gungnir (Odin's spear); Skidbladnir (a ship); Tyrfing, the magic sword.
He also made (with Alfrik; Berling and Grer) Freya's incredible Brising necklace, Brísingamen (Freya paid the four craftsmen with four nights in her bed).
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Dvalin   (118 words)

Non ero rimasto molto soddisfatto della precedente release dei Tyrfing, quel "Urkraft" uscito nel 2000.
Un album con la A miuscola, un nuovo punto di partenza per la scena viking metal che in questi hanni stava cercando una band leader che sapesse dirigerne le redini.
Eccoli i Tyrfing, pronti adaddossarsi questo onere/ onore.
www.lethewarden.com /recensioni/A-Z/tyrfing.htm   (214 words)

 Trip/T'Polers: Fan Fiction: A Thousand Years-Part 2
“Tyrfing is prepared to extend its warp field,” said T’Pol, who surprisingly, ignored her t’hy’la. She was sat at the Engineering Station on board Tyrfing, which was not her usual post.
Tyrfing is now towing Excalibur,” said T’Pol, checking the tension on the cable and the hull of both ships.
On Tyrfing, T’Pol was already half out of her seat, before she remembered that there was nothing she could do from where she was.
triptpolers.houseoftucker.com /fiction/author_drogna_a_thousand_yearspart_2.shtml   (6584 words)

 The Virtual FormGuide - Stewards Reports - Victoria Park (SA)
TYRFING continued to roll in onto STONE QUEEN resulting in that filly, near the 100 metres, being obliged to race in restricted room on the heels of VIVONNNE BAY (S. Price).
Approaching the finish TYRFING rolled in taking STONE QUEEN onto the heels of VIVONNE BAY forcing STONE QUEEN to be checked off the heels of VIVONNE BAY and losing its position.
Leckey pleaded guilty to a charge of Careless Riding under ARR 137(a) and was suspended from midnight Monday, 2 May until midnight Wednesday, 11 May 2005; a period of five meetings.
www.virtualformguide.com /cgi-bin/tvf/displaynewsitem.pl?20050425vip.txt   (1332 words)

 Urban Dictionary: Tyrfing
Tyrfing was a cursed sword owned by Andvari, a dwarf king.
The sword was cursed in that once it was drawn, someone had to die.
Tyrfing has a pretty cool curse, but a stupid name, if you ask me.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=Tyrfing   (103 words)

 1075-1076 (Nordisk familjebok / 1800-talsutgåvan. 16. Teniers - Üxkull)
Tyrfing kallas i de mytiska fornsagorna ett svärd, som dvärgarna Dulin och D valin tvun-gos att smida åt Svafrlame, Odens sonson.
När Anganty stupat i striden med Hjalmar den hugfulle, blef Tyrfing nedlagdt i Angantys grafhög, men hans dotter, den modiga Hervar (se denna), tvang med många besvärjelser sin döde fader att, ehuru motvilligt, lemna svärdet ifrån sig till dottern.
Hithörande berättelser utgöra innehållet i den bekanta Hervararssagan, hvilken består af flere, ursprungligen icke sammanhörande episoder, som sammanbundits till en enhet genom berättelsen om svärdet Tyrfing.
www.runeberg.org /nfap/0544.html   (836 words)

 Old Norse Online
Dwarfs created the sword Tyrfing for Svafrlami, but one laid a curse upon it: that it should bring death to the one who wielded it, that no wound it caused should ever heal, and that it should bring about three shameful deeds.
She determined that Tyrfing was the proper instrument for her task, and so she travelled to Samsey and the burial mounds of Angantýr and his brothers to ask her father for the sword.
This is where the poem picks up the story; from the end of the poem it is clear what Hervǫr's next task will be, as she puts revenge before her own well-being in true heroic tradition.
www.utexas.edu /cola/centers/lrc/eieol/norol-8-X.html   (2478 words)

 1153-1154 (Nordisk familjebok / 1800-talsutgåvan. 6. Grimsby - Hufvudskatt)
Hon klädde sig i karldrägt och for till Samsö, der hon med besvärjelser väckte sin fader Anganty i hans grafhög och tvang honom att till henne utlemna svärdet Tyrfing, oaktadt han förespådde, att det skulle tillintetgöra hela hennes ätt.
Sägnen om Tyrfing och de olycksöden, som sedan drabbade H:s slägt, utgör innehållet i Hervararsagan.
Den enhet, som förenar delarna till ett helt, är sägnen om svärdet Tyrfing och den med detta följande förbannelsen.
www.runeberg.org /nfaf/0581.html   (848 words)

 Allakhazam's World of Warcraft Character Profiles
Tyrfing, your service is of great value to us, so we are reluctant to send you on this last mission for we do not want to lose such a useful agent.
This task will take every resource you possess, Tyrfing, but if can do it then the Firelords will be dealt a terrible blow.
Tyrfing, I have a tough task for you.
wow.allakhazam.com /profile.html?945570   (2805 words)

 FictionPress.Com Story : The Fall of Kyfrin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
So if the man who wielded the sword was evil, the sword was fl and would have evil powers, but if a good and righteous soldier wielded it, Tyrfing was a shining white color and used holy powers.
Tyrfing had holy of course right now, because Fargo owned it.
Fargo smiled to himself as he stared at his strong body in the mirror as he pushed Tyrfing into its scabbard.
www.fictionpress.com /read.php?storyid=1904012   (1539 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Tyrfing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Tyrfing; all previous versions may be viewed here.
They link directly to authoring tools for you to start writing a particular article.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref/?title=Tyrfing   (828 words)

 Tyrfing Lyrics - All Good Tabs and Lyrics
Tyrfing Lyrics - All Good Tabs and Lyrics
Search or browse for Tyrfing lyrics, drum tabs, bass tabs and guitar tablature
Tyrfing lyrics, drum tabs, bass tabs, guitar chords and guitar tablature.
www.all-good-tabs.com /lyrics-bands-tyrfing-9749.html   (125 words)

 Tyrfing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Tyrfing was a sword that appears in the poem from the ElderEdda called The Waking of Angantýr.
In RichardWagner 's opera, King Alberich gave to Odin.
Tyrfing was a cursed sword, and bore the misfortune that each time it was unsheathed,a man must die
www.therfcc.org /tyrfing-111788.html   (207 words)

 Midgard Digest Nr. 100 - Geschichten aus Tarkum: Der Lehrling des Zauberschmiedes
Das Buch erzählt die Geschichte von dem Zauberschmied Tyrfing und seinem Lehrling Grimlor.
Tyrfing hat sich vor vielen Jahren in die Berge Bergelmirs Rücken zurückgezogen, um die tragischen Vorfälle zu vergessen, die sich damals in Elgaroth ereignet hatten.
Er ist ein alter Weggefährte Tyrfing`s, als man noch in die Welt auszog um Abenteuer zu erleben.
drosi.tuts.nu /md/md100221.htm   (396 words)

 Hervarar_saga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
However, the saga may be most appreciated for its memorable imagery, or to quote Kershaw on the invasion of the Horde:
Image:Peter-nicolai-arbo-hervor.jpgthumb300pxleftHervor dyingThe saga deals with the cursed sword Tyrfing and how it was forged and cursed by the Dwarves Dvalin and Durin for king Svafrlami.
Later, he lost it to the beserker Arngrim from Bolmsö who gave it to his son Angantyr.
q-basic.xodox.de /Hervarar_saga   (869 words)

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