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(Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards the well of wisdom

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Curt Thompson (violin) is the founding director of Mimir and was appointed Head of Strings at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2012.
(31) Larrington adds: "From the connection between Mimir and Yggdrasil noted in the Seeress's Prophesy [Voluspa] it is possible that Hoddmimir [Rememberer of the Treasure/ Place] is another name for Mimir [Rememberer], and that the two survivors hide in Yggdrasil" (269n47).
Moreover, in an essay entitled "Mimir and Memory," Humbert also proposes "a theory of perceptual time based on the circulation of the blood and conceptually depending ...
At the court, Jack casts a spell that inadvertently causes Frith's hair to fall out, and to restore it he must go on a dangerous quest to find the magical Mimir's Well in the far-off land of the trolls and drink the song-mead it contains--with Lucy's life at stake if he does not succeed.
En su base hay tres ruedas: Urbarbrunnr (la rueda del destino), desde la cual el arbol es regado por los Norns; Hvergelmir (la caldera hirviente), en la que habita Nighogg, el monstruo que corroe la raiz del arbol; y Mimisbrunnr (la rueda de Mimir, la meditacion, el recuerdo), fuente de la sabiduria, en cuyas aguas Odin sacrifico su ojo, a cambio de un sorbo que le daria conocimiento.
Some spirits were very bad: Murdeth, the realestate developer (Peter Ens), Mimir, the eye who sees all (Roy Braun).
En su libro intitulado La Tijera Junger nos habla de la posibilidad de prever los acontecimientos, de mirar lo que habra de suceder "Mirar es tambien beber un trago de la fuente de Mimir. Mimir era el guardian de un manantial subterraneo que llevaba su nombre ...
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According to another story, Mimir resided by a well that stood beneath one of the roots of Yggdrasil, the world tree.