Ullr

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The coat of arms of Ullensaker displays Ullr as a charge.

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Ullr

  1. (Norse mythology) a Norse Áss of winter with beauty and skills as an archer and skier; the son of Sif and stepson of Thor.
    • Samantha-Rae Tuthill. (2013). Where Did Old Man Winter, Jack Frost Come From?. Accuweather.com.
      "For the Norse mythologies, Ullr was the god of winter. Son of a frost giant, he would rule Asgard in Odin's absence in the winter."
    • Norse Mythology for Smart People. (2014). Ullr
      "...Ullr is an excellent archer, hunter, skater, and skier, handsome, warlike, and an especially apt deity to invoke before a duel."
    • Raven Kaldera. (2014). Ullr Lord of Winter
      "Ullr is a very old god of the northern lands, so old that by the time the Iron Age Norse myths were written down, not much more was known about him except that he was a god of archery, hunting, and the winter."

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