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Aegir
20.09.2019
Aegir
Aegir (Old Norse “Ægir”) is a giant with white hair and a long beard, he is well skilled in the arts of magic. He might be a brother to Loki the trickster and Karl. Aegir is married to his sister Ran, Aegir and Ran are the parents of nine daughters in Norse...
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Forseti
20.09.2019
Forseti
Forseti is the son of Nanna and Baldr and he lives in Asgard (The home of the Gods and Goddesses) in a beautiful house with a silver roof and golden pillars; the house is named Glitnir The name of his house Glitnir means shining. His house is in fact so...
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Mimir
19.09.2019
Mimir
Mimir is one of the stranger figures of the Aesir pantheon. In his current form, the form we encounter him in as readers, the god is just a disembodied head. Despite this (or perhaps because of it) Mimir is a god associated with wisdom and the pursuit of knowledge. He is...
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Tyr
19.09.2019
Tyr
Tyt was the son of Odin and an unknown woman and was the half-brother of Thor and Baldur. Although he was the god of war, Tyr fought for peace. He was a frequent traveler of the world, eager to learn about other cultures and gain new perspectives,...
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Nanna
18.09.2019
Nanna
Nanna is attested in the Prose Edda, Poetic Edda, skaldic poetry, and on the Setre Comb, a 6th century archaeological artifact. She also appears in the Gesta Danorum, although in a bastardized form. Her name means “Daring” and Nanna is...
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Bragi
18.09.2019
Bragi
Bragi is the God of both poetry and music in Norse mythology, he is the son of the God Odin and the giantess Gunnlod. Bragi is very wise, and he is known for his wisdom he is very creative with words and he also has the most knowledge of poems and songs. His name Bragi...
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Hodr
17.09.2019
Hodr
He is the third son of Odin (by Frigg). His twin brother is the beauty-god, Baldr, and their eldest brother is the thunder-god, Thor. Hodr (pronounced “HO-der”; from Old Norse Höðr, “Warrior”) is a...
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-Ve-
17.09.2019
-Ve-
Another son of the primordial giants Bor and Bestla, according to Norse mythology it was Ve, with his brothers Odin and Vili, that created the world from the body of the primordial being Ymir. Apart from the story of the making of the world, both Ve and Vili only...
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Vili
16.09.2019
Vili
Vili is one of the two brothers of Odin. His name means “will”, and he is the God of Motivation. Vili, like his third brother Ve, was largely put aside in favor of Odin, and thus little is known about him. It is known that the three brothers, together, slew Ymir the great...
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Hoenir
16.09.2019
Hoenir
Hoenir (Old Norse Hœnir, pronounced “HIGH-nir”) is an obscure Aesir god. Mentions of Hoenir in Old Norse literature are highly confused and contradictory. The Völuspá, one of the poems in the Poetic Edda, has Hoenir...
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