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Glitnir (Old Norse 'shining') is the name of a house with a silver ceiling and golden pillars. It is the home of the Æsir god Forseti, the judge of the gods and men. [1] [2]

Glitnir is also used as an Icelandic horse name


  1. Lars Magnar Enoksen: Norrøne guder og myter (2008)
  2. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)