Nothing is known about him, apart from this kinship. Snorri Sturluson states in his Gylfaginning (34) that "[Loki]'s brothers are Býleistr and Helblindi", and several Eddic texts use the Loki-kenning "brother of Býleistr" (bróðir Býleists) (Völuspá, 51; Hyndluljóð, 40; Skáldskaparmál, 16).
- ↑ Various forms are used in the manuscripts of the Prose Edda: Býleistr (Codices Regius and Wormianus), Blýleistr (Codex Trajectinus) and Býleiptr (Codex Upsaliensis).
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