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…
The Creation in Norse Mythology. Once there was only emptiness, called Ginnungagap. There simply were nothing. All of a sudden, two lands appeared. One fire, one ice. Niflheim and Muspelheim. The two realms met in the middle and two creatures were created. One a gigantic (Female) cow, that lived of licking the ice, the other a titan or demon. His name was Ymir. Ymir lived of the milk of the Goddess in the form of a cow, and gave birth from his arm pits, feet,more places.He was the father to Odin
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.
This is a set of tools which belonged to an Iron Age Viking craftsman. They apparently went overboard and were lost while he was trying to cross lake Mästermyr on the island of Gotland. In 1936 the wooden chest containing all the tools was found at the bottom of the former lake, which had turned into a bog over the centuries. This man had quite a collection of axes, hammers, tongs, punches, plate shears, saw blades, files, rasps, drills, chisels, knives, awls and whetstones among the 200 obje...
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.
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 the...
In Norse mythology, Fenrir or Vánagandr is a monstrous wolf. In both the Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, Fenrir is the father of the wolves Sköll and Hati Hróðvitnisson, is a son of Loki, and is foretold to kill the god Odin during the events of Ragnarök, but will in turn be killed by Odin's son Víðarr.
Njörðr was sent by the Vanir as an ambassador to the Aesir to help bring a truce in the Aesir/Vanir war, although he ended up what is considered to be a hostage, yet he succeeded in difficult circumstances through cool-headedness in helping to secure the truce. Njörðr's intellect and calm resolve helped him to establish a place with the Aesir and become respected. His mediation skills later came in to play in helping calm Thor when his temper overcame him.