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Norse mythology

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The bulk of Norse mythology feature the gods attempts to delay Rognorok - the end of the world. The norse pantheon has 2 branches Aesir and Vanir. The younger Aesir are mainly war gods led by Odin who lives in Asgar.The older gods Vanir are gentler fertility gods who live in Vansheim

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The legendary Viking sunstone that could accurately navigate the seven seas in bad weather may actually be based on a real artifact, claim scientists. Viking Ship, Viking Age, Vikings, Norse Mythology, Anglo Saxon, Dark Ages, Sailing Ships, Sailing Boat, History Books

Viking ‘Sunstone’ May Have Existed, Claim Scientists | TIME.com

Legendary navigational tool could be real.

Mímir (Old Norse "The rememberer, the wise one") or Mim is renowned for his knowledge and wisdom who is beheaded during the Æsir-Vanir War. Afterward, the god Odin carries around Mímir's head and it recites secret knowledge and counsel to him. Pagan Gods, Norse Pagan, Old Norse, Norse Mythology, German Mythology, Pagan Yule, Norse Symbols, Tatto Viking, Religion

Mimir | Norse mythology

Mimir, in Norse mythology, the wisest of the gods of the tribe Aesir; he was also believed to be a water spirit. Mimir was sent by the Aesir as a hostage to the rival gods (the Vanir), but he was decapitated and his head was returned to the Aesir. The god Odin preserved the head in herbs and gained

The Creation in Norse Mythology. Once there was only emptiness, called Ginnungagap. There simply were nothing. All of a sudden, two lands appeared. Niflheim and Muspelheim. The two realms met in the middle and two creatures were created Female Cow, Arte Yin Yang, Asatru, Norse Vikings, Norse Mythology, Fire And Ice, Viking Age, Gods And Goddesses, Occult

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The Triple Horn of Odin is a stylized emblem of the Norse God Odin/Woden. The horns figure in the mythological stories of Odin and are recalled in traditional Norse toasting rituals. Most stories involve the God’s quest for the Odhroerir, a magical mead b Viking Tattoo Symbol, Norse Tattoo, Viking Tattoos, Tattoo Symbols, Gaelic Tattoo, Celtic Knot Tattoo, Wiccan Tattoos, Inca Tattoo, Viking Symbols

The Triple Horn of Odin is a stylized emblem of the Norse God Odin/Woden. This symbol consists of three interlocked drinking horns, and is commonly worn or displayed as a sign of commitment to the modern Asatru faith. The horns figure in the mythological stories of Odin and are recalled in traditional Norse toasting rituals. Most stories involve the God’s quest for the Odhroerir, a magical mead brewed from the blood of the wise god Kvasir.

1000 years ago unknown Viking lost his chest while he traveled across the lake Mastermyr on the island of Gotland Viking Life, Viking Art, Grandeur Nature, Viking Culture, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Ancient Vikings, Asatru, Old Tools

The lost tool chest

It must have been terrible for the Viking craftsman. He lost all his equipment while he traveled across the lake Mästermyr on the island of Gotland. In 1936 the wooden chest containing all the tools were found at the bottom of the former lake, which now had turned into a bog. There are axes, hammers, tongs, punches, plate shears, saw blades, files, rasps, drills, chisels, knives, awls and whetstones among the 200 objects that were found in the chest. There are also raw material and scrap…

In Norse mythology, Geri and Freki (Old Norse, both meaning "the ravenous" or "greedy one") are two wolves which are said to accompany the god Odin. Tattoo Deus, Old Norse, Norse Pagan, Asatru, Norse Vikings, Viking Warrior, Viking Age, Tatoo Art, Norse Mythology

Odin the allfather, Father of the gods, king of Asgard, ruler of Aesir, ravengod associated with war, battle, victory and death, but also wisdom, magic, poetry, prophecy, and the hunt. Odin’s name means the spirit.

Aegir is one of the three jotuns who lives in Asgard, the two others are Loki… Loki, Thor, World Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Norse Pagan, Viking Culture, Legends And Myths

Aegir, Norse Lord of the Sea Aegir literally means ‘sea’. In Norse cosmology, Aegir is the presiding Spirit of the Ocean. He may also be understood as actually ‘being’ the Ocean. Aegir is incredibly ancient, even primeval. His nature as a deity is unclear; He is sometimes called a ‘Jotun’ (giant), but He may be so old that He predates Jotuns or any other known classification.

John Bauer-Tyr and Fenrir - Canis lupus - Wikimedia Commons. Artist John Bauer Link back to Creator infobox template Description Tyr and Fenrir in for Our Fathers' Godsaga by Viktor Rydberg Date 1911 (domaine public) John Bauer, Fenrir Tattoo, Eslava, Asgard, Art Of Manliness, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Viking Age, History Channel

Norse mythology - Fenrir (or Fenris) is a gigantic and terrible monster in the shape of a wolf. He is the eldest child of Loki and the giantess Angrboda.

Sea Giant Hymer and Thor. Hymer owned the cauldron the gods were said to cook their mead in. The Story Of Thor, Viking Culture, Arch Enemy, Old Norse, Asatru, Norse Vikings, Viking Age, Norse Mythology, Anglo Saxon

In Norse mythology Midgårdsormen (the Midgard Serpent, or Jörmungandr) was one of the three children of the giantess Angrboða and the god Loki. The two others were Fenrisúlfr (the wolf) and Hel. Midgårdsormen lived in the great ocean that encircles Midgard - biting in his own tail he then surround the Earth. The serpent's arch enemy was the god Thor. They had several encounters but the last meeting between Midgårdsormen and Thor occured at Ragnarok, when the serpent came out of…