Ull

Ull (Ullur, Ullr) (the shaggy one) In Norse mythology, stepson of Thor and son of Sif, Thor’s wife. He lived at Ydalir (yew valley). He is associated with winter and is known as an archer. In the Prose Edda it is said: “There is one called Ull, the son of Sif and stepson of Thor. He is such a good archer, and so good on skis that none can compete with him. He is also fair of face and has the ability of a warrior. It is good to call on him in a duel.”

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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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