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Heimdal

Author: The Troth

Copyright © 1994 by The Troth.

Watcher at the gates of Asgard, he can hear the grass growing on the ground and the wool on a sheep's back, and needs no sleep. He is the son of nine etin-maids, perhaps the nine waves. His hall is called Himinbjörg (Heaven-Mountain). He owns the Gjallarhorn (the Horn Resounding) which he shall blow at the beginning of Ragnarok to gather the hosts of the gods. Some see this horn as a cowhorn, others as one of the sousaphone-like lurhorns used in Bronze Age rituals. Under the name of Rig ("King"), he came to Midgard in order to father the three tribes of humans - thralls, freemen, and rulers - and to teach runes and lore to the last. Heimdall is described as very fair, with golden teeth. His horse is called Gulltoppr ("Golden-Mane"). He is a great foe of Loki: according to one tale, when Loki had stolen Freya's necklace, Heimdall changed into a seal and fought with him in that shape, winning it back. Heimdall and Loki will slay each other at Ragnarok. Heimdall is sometimes seen as a rather aloof god and lacking in humour; however, he is a great teacher, and an especially good god to call on for those who work in subjects calling for cool intellect rather than the furious inspiration given by Odin.




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Suggested News Resources

Nautical Petroleum encounters oil in Heimdal III sandstone interval
(Source: Datamonitor)Nautical Petroleum plc has announced that the Kraken 9/02b-5 pilot well, located in UKCS North Sea Block 9/2b, has encountered oil in the Heimdal III sandstone interval.
Nautical off to Kraken flyer
The 9/02b-5 pilot well, drilled to a total depth of 4785 feet by Awilco semi-submersible WilHunter, struck a sand interval of 145 feet at the top of the target Heimdal III reservoir, it stated.
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The well, which was drilled using the Transocean Winner, was drilled about eight kilometres southwest of the small 25/7-2 discovery and 40 kilometres south of the Heimdal Field.
Marathon Oil Norge Completes Drilling of Wildcat Well
The company has drilled the well around 40 km south of the Heimdal Field and 8 km southwest part of the small 25/7-2 discovery in the northern side of the Norwegian North Sea.
Super Reads 146
Odin showed up after Heimdal caught a look at what they were up to. Still, the All-Father DID end up sending Thor back to earth so it looks like it was a successful mission. Someone has to suffer for this, of course, and that guy is Loki.

Suggested Web Resources

Heimdal
Heimdal is an implementation of Kerberos 5 (and some more stuff) largely written in Sweden (which was important when we started writing it, less so now).
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Heimdal is the southernmost borough in Trondheim, Norway named after the god Heimdall in Norse mythology.
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