Sleipnir | They were here and might return | Scoop.it

Sleipnir is the Norse an eight-legged horse. 

 

It is described as the best of all horses, and is sometimes ridden to the location of Hel. The Prose Eddacontains extended information regarding the circumstances of Sleipnir's birth, and details that he is gray in color.

 

Additionally, Sleipnir is mentioned in a riddle found in the 13th century legendary saga Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks, in the 13th century legendary saga Völsunga saga as the ancestor of the horse Grani, and book I of Gesta Danorum, written in the 12th century by Saxo Grammaticus, contains an episode considered by many scholars to involve Sleipnir....