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Mjolnir (Thor’s Hammer) Symbol – Origins and Symbolism

Mjolnir, or Mjǫllnir, in Old Norse, is the famous hammer of the god Thor. Thor (Donar in Germanic), is most famous as the God of Thunder but was also ...

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Fenrir – Origins and Symbolism

Fenrir is one of the most famous mythological wolves in the world and has been the inspiration behind the creation of many other fictional wolf and hound ...

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Troll Cross – Meaning and Origins

The famous – or infamous – troll cross, or trollkors, symbol is an interesting example of how people can still make up new runes and symbols, even if there ...

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Yggdrasil Symbol – Origins and Meaning

The mighty tree Yggdrasil is one of the most recognizable symbols from Norse mythology. Many ancient cultures and religions worship trees but few do it ...

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Odal Rune (Othala) – What Does It Symbolize?

The Odal, or Othala rune, is one of the oldest and most widely used runes in most ancient Norse, Germanic, and Anglo-Saxon cultures. In the Elder Futhark ...

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Web of Wyrd Symbol – What Does It mean?

The Web of Wyrd is one of the lesser known of the Nordic symbols though it is found in a number of sagas and poems. When you look at the symbol you see an ...

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Svefnthorn – Origins and Meaning

The Svefnthorn is a popular Nordic symbol, believed to possess the power of causing someone to fall into a deep sleep. Though in folklore some people woke ...

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Kolovrat – Norse Symbols

The kolovrat is an ancient symbol that was initially used to symbolize positive concepts. However, as with most symbols, over time it’s acquired some ...

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Helm of Awe – What is this Symbol?

The Helm of Awe. The name itself sounds remarkable and powerful. Yet it is known by a range of other names such as the Helm of Terror, Aegishjalmur, and the ...