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Ullr

This illustration from an 18th-century Icelandic manuscript shows Ullr on his skis and with his bow.

In chapter 31 of Gylfaginning in the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by SnorriSturluson, Ullr is referred to as a son of Sif (with a father unrecorded in surviving sources) and as a stepson of Sif's husband; the god Thor:

Ullr, Sif's son and Thór's stepson, is one [too]. He is such a good archer and ski-runner that no one can rival him. He is beautiful to look at as well and he has all the characteristics of a warrior. It is also good to call on him in duels.– Young's translation

The second part of the Prose Edda mentions Ullr again in a discussion of kennings. The Edda states that Ullr can be called ski-god, bow-god, hunting-god and shield-god. In turn a shield can be called Ullr's ship.

As Ullr was not one of the "major" Aesir, he has mostly been forgotten by the Neo Vikings.

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