Gulltoppr: Lit. ‘gold-forelock’ (m.), the horse of the god Heimdallr in Old Norse myth (see Gylf, SnE 2005, 17, 25, 47). Gulltoppr is also recorded in the list of horses that belong to the Æsir in Grí 30/5 (NK 63): Gulltoppr oc Léttfeti ‘Gulltoppr and Léttfeti’. The name is included in Þul Hesta 1/3 but not otherwise used in skaldic verse.
- NK = Neckel, Gustav and Hans Kuhn (1899), eds. 1983. Edda: Die Lieder des Codex Regius nebst verwandten Denkmälern. 2 vols. I: Text. 5th edn. Heidelberg: Winter.
- SnE 2005 = Snorri Sturluson. 2005. Edda: Prologue and Gylfaginning. Ed. Anthony Faulkes. 2nd edn. University College London: Viking Society for Northern Research.
- Internal references
- Not published: do not cite (GylfIII)
- Elena Gurevich (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Þulur, Hesta heiti 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 935.
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