Vana 1a 2a

Nom de naissance Vana
Identifiant Gramps I2482
Genre féminin


    Famille de Sveigde et Vana [F1781]
Mariés Mari Sveigde [I4865] ( * + ... )
Nom Naissance Décès
Vanlande Sveigdesson [I4864]


Sveigðir, Sveigder or Swegde was a Swedish king of the House of Yngling in Norse mythology. He was the son of Fjölner, whom he succeeded as king, and he married Vana of Vanaheim, probably one of the Vanir.

Lured by a dwarf, Sveigðir disappeared into a stone and never came back. He was succeeded by his son Vanlandi.

Snorri Sturluson wrote of Sveigðir in his Ynglinga saga (1225):

Swegde took the kingdom after his father, and he made a solemn vow to seek Godheim and Odin. He went with twelve men through the world, and came to Turkland, and the Great Svithiod, where he found many of his connections. He was five years on this journey; and when he returned home to Sweden he remained there for some time. He had got a wife in Vanheim, who was called Vana, and their son was Vanlande. Swegde went out afterwards to seek again for Godheim, and came to a mansion on the east side of Swithiod called Stein, where there was a stone as big as a large house. In the evening after sunset, as Swegde was going from the drinking-table to his sleeping-room, he cast his eye upon the stone, and saw that a dwarf was sitting under it. Swegde and his man were very drunk, and they ran towards the stone. The dwarf stood in the door, and called to Swegde, and told him to come in, and he should see Odin. Swegde ran into the stone, which instantly closed behind him, and Swegde never came back.

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Arbre généalogique

    1. Vana
      1. Sveigde [I4865]
        1. Vanlande Sveigdesson [I4864]

Références des sources

  1. Idar Lind: Norse mythology / Viking age by Idar Lind [S0082]
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  2. Wikipedia [S0052]
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