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This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Gapaldur.


One of the two shoe staves

Two staves, kept in the shoes, gapaldur under the heel of the right foot and ginfaxi under the toes of the left foot, to magically ensure victory in bouts of Icelandic wrestling (glíma).

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Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Gapaldur is part of the Icelandic magical staves group.

More symbols in Icelandic magical staves:

Icelandic magical staves (sigils) are symbols called Galdrastafur in Icelandic, and are credited with magical effect preserved in various grimoires dating from the 17th century and later. According t… read more »

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