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BURI, or BURS

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 823 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BURI, or BURS, in Norse mythology, the grandfather of Odin. In the creation of the world he was born from the rocks, licked by the cow Andhumla (darkness). He was the father of Bor, and the latter, wedded to Bestla, the daughter of the giant Bolthorn (evil), became the father of Odin, the Scandinavian Jove.
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