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Odin, the most powerful of the gods in Nordic mythology; he rides his stallion "Sleipner" and carries the spear Gungne (Gungnir); the two crows, Hugin (thought) and Munin's fly (memory) glide near him to guide him through the twilight of the forest. Norse mythology Odin ...

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The Snake of Midgard, Jormungandr Jormungand or Iormungang was a monstrous sea serpent, a child of Loki and the Giant Angrboda; it was also called "the Midgard Serpent" (Midgardsormr) or "the Mysterious Northern Dragon". Jörmungandr: The Great Serpent Of Norse Mythology -...

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The most famous Ring nowadays is undoubtedly the one of Tolkien's film trilogy, ("The Lord of the Rings"). But this ring is not from these films, nor from Tolkien's imagination, his symbolism is as old as the world and finds its great and true origin in the Ásatrú religio...

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The God of the storm and the son of Odin and Jord. Also God of wrath, he needed to be watched in his youth by two spirits of lightning, Vingir and Hlora, to appease him. Thor is one of the most powerful of the Gods. He is married to Sif, Goddess of Fertility, and his mist...

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WHAT IS RAGNAROK? The Vikings believed that one day the world as we know it would end, they called it Ragnarok, (the old Nordic Ragnarökr). Ragnarok is not only the end of man, but also the end of gods and goddesses. This will be the final battle between the Aesirs and th...

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WHAT DOES THE THOR HAMMER REPRESENT? WHAT'S THE NAME OF THE THOR HAMMER? Of all the symbols of Norse mythology, the Thor's hammer (Old Norse Mjöllnir, pronounced roughly "MIOL-neer") is one of the most important historically, and probably the most famous today. WHO IS TH...

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