Forseti









Forseti


Forseti [fawr-set-ee] ExamplesWord Origin noun Scandinavian Mythology.

  1. the god of justice, the son of Balder and Nanna.

Origin of Forseti Old Norse: literally, one who presides; compare Frisian Fositesland name for Helgoland Examples from the Web for forseti Historical Examples of forseti

  • Forseti is seldom mentioned except in connection with Balder.

    Myths of the Norsemen

    H. A. Guerber

  • There Forseti dwells throughout all time, and every strife allays.

    The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson

    Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson

  • Forseti, the son of Baldur, resembled his father in holiness and righteousness, was the upholder of eternal law.

    The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire

    S. W. Partington

  • This explanation would not hold of course if Fosite is to be identified with Forseti the son of Balder.

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick

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