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Tanngrisnir и Tanngnjostr
05.10.2019
Tanngrisnir и Tanngnjostr
Tanngrisnir (Old Norse "teeth-barer, snarler") and Tanngnjóstr (Old Norse "teeth grinder") are the goats who pull the god Thor's chariot in Norse mythology. They are attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th...
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Gullinbursti
05.10.2019
Gullinbursti
Gullinbursti (meaning "Gold Mane" or "Golden Bristles") is a boar in Norse mythology. When Loki had Sif's hair, Freyr's ship Skíðblaðnir, and Odin's spear Gungnir fashioned by...
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Bygul and Trjegul
04.10.2019
Bygul and Trjegul
Freya (or Freyja) was a fertility goddess and was associated with domesticity, womanhood, and female sexuality. She was also associated with sorcery and magic, as well as war and death. It was said that after a battle, Freya would lead a band of Valkyries to gather the fallen...
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Hildisvini
04.10.2019
Hildisvini
Hildisvíni (“battle swine”) is Freyja's boar In Norse mythology. The story of Hildisvíni appears in Hyndluljóð, an Old Norse poem found in Flateyjarbok but often considered a part of...
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Jormungand
28.09.2019
Jormungand
In the depths of the ocean, a giant serpent named Jormungandr is biding his time. Prophecies tell us that he will merge at the end of time to destroy the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology, but for now, he is merely waiting… Jormungand may be the biggest beast in Norse...
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Hugin and Munin
28.09.2019
Hugin and Munin
Hugin and Munin (pronounced “HOO-gin” and “MOO-nin”; Old Norse Huginn and Muninn, the meaning of which will be discussed below) are two ravens in Norse mythology who are helping spirits of the god Odin. According to the medieval...
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Fenrir
27.09.2019
Fenrir
Of all of Loki's children, it is Fenrir who until now has maintained an enigmatic, and elusive position; his status as mere monster has not befitted his with those attributes that goddesshood gives Hela, or that mythological familiarity has given Iormungand. And yet, Fenrir has...
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Sleipnir
25.09.2019
Sleipnir
There are many stories of amazing horses in ancient myth and legend. It seems that our ancestors loved their horses as much as we like our cars. The Vikings were no exception, and Norse mythology contains several stories about exceptional horses. The most...
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Audumbla
12.09.2019
Audumbla
In Norse mythology, Audumbla is a primeval cow. The primordial frost jötunn Ymir fed from her milk, and over the course of three days she licked away the salty rime rocks and revealed Búri, grandfather of the gods and...
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