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Norns – The Mysterious Weavers of Fate in Norse Mythology

The Norns in Norse mythology are very similar to the Greek Fates and to other female celestial beings from other religions and mythologies. Arguably, the ...

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Valhalla – Odin’s Golden Hall of Fallen Heroes

Valhalla is the great hall of Odin, located in Asgard. It is here that Odin, the Allfather, gathers the greatest Norse heroes to spar, drink, and feast ...

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Valkyries – Norse Warrior Spirits

The Norse Valkyries are among the most famous beings and symbols to survive to this day from ancient Nordic and Germanic mythology. In modern culture, they ...

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Vali – A Norse God of Vengeance

Vali is one of the two Norse gods of vengeance, the other one being Vidar. Both are sons of Odin and both seem to exist almost exclusively for the purpose ...

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Njord – Norse God of the Sea

Njord is one of a few Norse gods and beings associated with the sea, and was an important deity, with widespread worship among the Norse people. However, ...

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Hel (Goddess) – Norse Ruler of the Dead

Some Norse gods have dozens of their myths and legends preserved to this day while others barely have one or two. As a result of that, some gods are much ...

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Bragi – Poet God of Valhalla

The god of poetry and wisdom, Bragi is often mentioned in Norse legends. While his  role in these myths aren’t highly significant, he is one of the ...

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Frigg – The Beloved Mother of Asgard

Frigg is the famous matriarch of the Norse gods. A wife of Odin, she plays a similar role to that of Hera from Greek mythology and of Isis from Egyptian ...

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Skadi –  Norse Goddess of Mountains and Hunting

Skadi is a Norse deities that aren’t overly active in many myths and legends but are nevertheless central to the overall Norse mythos. She’s most famous as ...

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Járngreipr – Iron Gloves of Thor

In Norse mythology, Járngreipr (iron grippers) or Járnglófar (iron gauntlets) referred to the famous iron gloves of Thor which helped him to grip his hammer, ...

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