[see the original posting at
can be found at the Northvegr Foundation [Rydberg's Teutonic Mythology] at
"[* In Saxo Gervandillus (Geirvandill) is the father of Horvandillus (Örvandill). Örvandil has been proved to be identical with Egil. And as Egil is the son of Ivaldi, Geirvandil is identical with Ivaldi. ] "If you compare the legends, there is in fact a confluence of Nordic mythology with the early pharaohs.
The Nordic mythology is much older than it is assumed by mainstream scholarship.