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  • n. The primordial realm of fire which existed to the south of Ginnungagap.

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Examples

  • Tostig Lodbrog was also called Muspell, meaning "The Burning"; for he was ever aflame with wrath.

    The Jacket (Star-Rover)

  • Lodbrog was also called Muspell, meaning "The Burning"; for he was ever aflame with wrath.

    Chapter 17

  • Tostig Lodbrog was also called Muspell, meaning The

    Chapter 17

  • And when I had told her of Niflheim and Muspell, of the birth of the giant Ymir from the snowflakes, of the cow Andhumbla, and of Fenrir and Loki and the frozen Jotuns -- as I say, when I had told her of all this, and of Thor and Odin and our own Valhalla, she clapped her hands and cried out, with sparkling eyes:

    Chapter 17

  • Many ages ere the earth was shapen was Niflheim made, but first was that land in the southern sphere hight Muspell, that burns and blazes, and may not be trodden by those who are outlandish and have no heritage there.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Ere the races were yet mingled, or the folk of men grew, Yawning-gap, which looked towards the north parts, was filled with thick and heavy ice and rime, and everywhere within were fog and gusts; but the south side of Yawning-gap lightened by the sparks and gledes that flew out of Muspell-heim; as cold arose out of

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Ah, it was not then but later that Frey lamented the loss of his sword: it was when the Riders of Muspell came against

    The Children of Odin The Book of Northern Myths

  • And when I had told her of Niflheim and Muspell, of the birth of the giant Ymir from the snowflakes, of the cow

    Chapter 17

  • And when I had told her of Niflheim and Muspell, of the birth of the giant Ymir from the snowflakes, of the cow Andhumbla, and of Fenrir and

    The Jacket (Star-Rover)

  • Heaven is rent in twain, and Surtur and the sons of Muspell ride through the breach.

    Ten Great Religions An Essay in Comparative Theology

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