Norse Mythology

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SVARTALFHEIM

Norse legendary place

Also known as Nidavellir, Niðavellir, Svartalfheimr

The Land of the Dark Elves

See Nine Worlds. According to some theories, it lies just a little bit underground in the not-too-far North.

Actually, the Dark Elves — SVARTALFAR — seem to be plain old dwarves (‘DVERGAR’) living under an assumed name. As such, their domain also turns up here and there under the name NIÐAVELLIR. Dwarves are notoriously secretive so don’t expect answers any time soon.

Svartalfheim Facts and Figures

Name: Svartalfheim
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Nidavellir, Niðavellir, Svartalfheimr

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: legendary place
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1805

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Article last revised on August 07, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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