God of wise utterances, Kvasir is probably another name for Mimir. In one myth, he is the wisest of the
Vanir and sent to the Aesir as a hostage in a peace making process. In another tradition, he is created when the
Aesir and Vanir mix together their spit in a peace making ritual. Later on, he is killed by dwarves who make his blood into mead, the
Mead of Poetry (see also Bragi).
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