dwarf Andvari

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  • Still he could not keep away the curse which was to come on every one who owned the treasure of the dwarf Andvari, and his fatal golden ring. Cited from The Red Fairy Book, ed. by Andrew Lang
  • And he gave her a ring, and she gave him back the ring he had given her before in his own shape as Sigurd, and it was the last ring of that poor dwarf Andvari. Cited from The Red Fairy Book, ed. by Andrew Lang
  • But now she and Sigurd loved each other, and promised to be true to each other, and he gave her a ring, and it was the last ring taken from the dwarf Andvari. Cited from The Red Fairy Book, ed. by Andrew Lang
  • Seeking to pay the ransom, Loki seeks out the dwarf Andvari and extorts the gold ransom.
  • With a net borrowed from the sea-goddess Ran he catches at the waterfall the dwarf Andvari in form of a fish and compels him to supply the required gold. Cited from Nibelungenlied, Trans. by George Henry Needler
  • It is a strange tale in which gods have their parts, the tale of that oldest Treasure Hunt, the Hunt for the gold of the dwarf Andvari. Cited from Essays in Little, by Andrew Lang
  • And among other things he remembered how he had once borrowed the magic net of Ran, the Ocean-queen, and had caught with it the dwarf Andvari, disguised, as he himself now was, in the form of a slippery salmon. Cited from Hero Tales, by James Baldwin
  • Ages later, Odin, Loki, and Hoenir arrive at the cave of the dwarf Andvari.
  • Hreidmar demanded as wergild enough gold to fill the otter's skin, and Loki obtained it by catching the dwarf Andvari, who lived in a waterfall in the form of a fish, and allowing him to ransom his head by giving up his wealth. Cited from The Edda, Vol. 2, by Winifred Faraday
  • The first of these comprises question and answer between Loki and the dwarf Andvari in the form of the old riddle-poems, and seems to result from the confusion of two ideas: the question-and-answer wager, and the captive's ransom by treasure. Cited from The Edda, Vol. 2, by Winifred Faraday
  • The gods, knowing none but a magic treasure would suffice for that, bargained for the release of Loki, who departed in quest of the dwarf Andvari, the collector of an immense hoard of gold by magic means. Cited from The Book of the Epic, by Helene A. Guerber
  • And he sped with the swiftness of light, over the hills and the wooded slopes, and the deep dark valleys, and the fields and forests and sleeping hamlets, until he came to the place where dwelt the swarthy elves and the cunning dwarf Andvari. Cited from Hero Tales, by James Baldwin
  • Then Gudrun was very angry, and said that it was Sigurd, not Gunnar, who had ridden the flame, and had received from Brynhild that fatal ring, the ring of the dwarf Andvari. Cited from The Red Fairy Book, ed. by Andrew Lang
  • Odin was also involved with a gold ring that the dwarf Andvari cursed, when Odin and Loki stole it, in a medieval Icelandic retelling from ancient poetry of the Saga of the Volsungs.
  • This ring, according to the Eddas, was the one taken by Loki from the dwarf Andvari, and was given by Sigurd (Siegfried) to Brunhild in token of betrothal. Cited from The Story of Siegfried, by James Baldwin
  • This mass of French gold, buried after Culloden at Loch Arkaig, in one of the most remote recesses of the Highlands, was, to the Jacobites, what the dwarf Andvari's hoard was to the Niflungs, a curse and a cause of discord. Cited from Pickle the Spy, by Andrew Lang