Elivagar (rivers whipped by passing showers) In Norse mythology, a river located at the outer reaches of the mythological world, filled with venom that froze over the icy banks of Ginnungagap, the abyss from which the primeval giant Ymir was born. Elivagar is mentioned in the Prose Edda.
From the Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow
Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante
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