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Heimdall
26.05.2020
Heimdall
In Norse mythology, Heimdallr is a god who possesses the resounding horn Gjallarhorn, owns the golden-maned horse Gulltoppr, is called the shining god and the whitest of the gods, has gold teeth, and is the son of Nine Mothers (who may represent personified waves). Heimdallr is...
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Kvasir
15.10.2019
Kvasir
Kvasir (pronounced “KVAHSS-ir”) is a being who was created by the Aesir and Vanir gods and goddesses at the conclusion of the Aesir-Vanir War. The war had ended with a truce. In the tale of the Mead of Poetry, whose storyline picks up where...
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Vidarr
09.10.2019
Vidarr
Vidar is one of the young generations of the gods who survived Ragnarok, the cataclysmic end of space in Norwegian mythology. (In some stories about this event, that is, in others, the universe simply ends and no one survives.) Almost all references to it in Old Norwegian literature...
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Vali
09.10.2019
Vali
In Norse mythology, Váli is a son of the god Odin and the giantess Rindr. Váli has numerous brothers including Thor, Baldr, and Víðarr. He was birthed for the sole purpose of avenging Baldr, and does...
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Meili
09.10.2019
Meili
Meili is one of the Aesir in Norse mythology. His name appears in the Eddic poem Hárbarðsljóð where Thor lists him alone as his brother, omitting his universally acknowledged half-brothers Baldr and Váli/Bous,...
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Mani
08.10.2019
Mani
Máni is attested in the Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda, and in Tacitus’s Germania. He is the god of the moon, and brother of goddess of the sun, Sól. It is from him we get our famous Man-in-the-Moon in English folklore. Along with...
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Hermodr
08.10.2019
Hermodr
Hermod (Old Norse Hermóðr) his name means either war-split, warrior or fury of war. Hermod is the son of the all-father Odin and the Goddess Frigg. When Baldr was killed he was the only one brave enough to ride to Hel and try and bring Baldr back from the...
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Dagr
07.10.2019
Dagr
In Norse mythology, Dagr (Old Norse "day") is day personified. This personification appears in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century...
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Dellingr
07.10.2019
Dellingr
In Norse mythology, Dellingr (Old Norse possibly "the dayspring" or "shining one") is a god. Dellingr is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and in the Prose Edda,...
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Magni and Modi
07.10.2019
Magni and Modi
Magni and Móði (Old Norse: "strength" and "bravery") are a pair of minor deities in Norse mythology. They are sons of the god Thor, said to be embodiments of their father's traits. While Magni is born to Thor by...
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