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In Norse mythology, Árvakr (Old Norse "early awake"[1]) and Alsviðr (Old Norse "very quick"[2]) are the horses which pull the sun, or Sol's chariot, across the sky each day.[2]


  1. Simek (2007:19).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Simek (2007:10—11).


  • Simek, Rudolf (2007) translated by Angela Hall. Dictionary of Northern Mythology. D.S. Brewer. ISBN 0-85991-513-1
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