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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 (pronounced “VIH-dar”; from Old Norse Víðarr, which might mean “The Wide-Ruling One”) is one of the younger generation of gods who survive Ragnarok, the cataclysmic end of the cosmos in Norse mythology. (In some accounts of that...
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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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Ullr
06.10.2019
Ullr
Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er,” often Anglicized as “Ull,” and also occasionally referred to as “Ullinn”) is an obscure and enigmatic Norse god. References to him in Old Norse literature are sparse and tell us little to nothing about his...
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