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The bulk of Norse mythology feature the gods attempts to delay Rognorok - the end of the world. The norse pantheon has 2 branches Aesir and Vanir. The younger Aesir are mainly war gods led by Odin who lives in Asgar.The older gods Vanir are gentler fertility gods who live in Vansheim

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1000 years ago unknown Viking lost his chest while he traveled across the lake Mastermyr on the island of Gotland Medieval, Memento, Viking Culture, Viking Life, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Ancient Vikings, Asatru, Old Tools

The lost tool chest

It must have been terrible for the Viking craftsman. He lost all his equipment while he traveled across the lake Mästermyr on the island of Gotland. In 1936 the wooden chest containing all the tools were found at the bottom of the former lake, which now had turned into a bog. There are axes, hammers, tongs, punches, plate shears, saw blades, files, rasps, drills, chisels, knives, awls and whetstones among the 200 objects that were found in the chest. There are also raw material and scrap…

The Triple Horn of Odin is a stylized emblem of the Norse God Odin/Woden. The horns figure in the mythological stories of Odin and are recalled in traditional Norse toasting rituals. Most stories involve the God’s quest for the Odhroerir, a magical mead b Celtic Patterns, Celtic Designs, Nordic Vikings, Viking Symbols, Mayan Symbols, Egyptian Symbols, Viking Runes, Ancient Symbols, Viking Art

The Triple Horn of Odin is a stylized emblem of the Norse God Odin/Woden. This symbol consists of three interlocked drinking horns, and is commonly worn or displayed as a sign of commitment to the modern Asatru faith. The horns figure in the mythological stories of Odin and are recalled in traditional Norse toasting rituals. Most stories involve the God’s quest for the Odhroerir, a magical mead brewed from the blood of the wise god Kvasir.

John Bauer-Tyr and Fenrir - Canis lupus - Wikimedia Commons. Artist John Bauer Link back to Creator infobox template Description Tyr and Fenrir in for Our Fathers' Godsaga by Viktor Rydberg Date 1911 (domaine public) John Bauer, Fenrir Tattoo, Eslava, Asgard, Art Of Manliness, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Fairytale Art, Viking Age

Norse mythology - Fenrir (or Fenris) is a gigantic and terrible monster in the shape of a wolf. He is the eldest child of Loki and the giantess Angrboda.

the art of Ozhiganov Igor Norse Pagan, Norse Mythology, Viking Art, Viking Warrior, Eslava, Vegvisir, Desenho Tattoo, Norse Vikings, Asatru

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tremblingcolors: “ Norse Mythological Art II ”

Aegir is one of the three jotuns who lives in Asgard, the two others are Loki… World Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Loki, Norse Pagan, Viking Culture, Legends And Myths, Norse Vikings

Aegir, Norse Lord of the Sea Aegir literally means ‘sea’. In Norse cosmology, Aegir is the presiding Spirit of the Ocean. He may also be understood as actually ‘being’ the Ocean. Aegir is incredibly ancient, even primeval. His nature as a deity is unclear; He is sometimes called a ‘Jotun’ (giant), but He may be so old that He predates Jotuns or any other known classification.

Your number one source for info about the Vikings & Norse Mythology who was the Vikings and what was the name of their Gods and Goddesses, read it all here! World Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Norse Symbols, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Loki Son, Thor, Old Norse, Horror

In Norse mythology, Fenrir or Vánagandr is a monstrous wolf. In both the Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, Fenrir is the father of the wolves Sköll and Hati Hróðvitnisson, is a son of Loki, and is foretold to kill the god Odin during the events of Ragnarök, but will in turn be killed by Odin's son Víðarr.

Mímir (Old Norse "The rememberer, the wise one") or Mim is renowned for his knowledge and wisdom who is beheaded during the Æsir-Vanir War. Afterward, the god Odin carries around Mímir's head and it recites secret knowledge and counsel to him. Norse Pagan, Pagan Gods, Old Norse, Norse Mythology, German Mythology, Pagan Yule, Norse Symbols, Religion, Viking Life

Mimir | Norse mythology

Mimir, in Norse mythology, the wisest of the gods of the tribe Aesir; he was also believed to be a water spirit. Mimir was sent by the Aesir as a hostage to the rival gods (the Vanir), but he was decapitated and his head was returned to the Aesir. The god Odin preserved the head in herbs and gained

A valkyrie speaks with a raven in a century illustration of the Old Norse poem Hrafnsmál (“raven song”) by Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys/looks like a VOLVA, not a Valkyrie Germanic Tribes, Old Norse, Norse Pagan, Wiccan, Magick, Legends And Myths, Crows Ravens, Royal Academy Of Arts, Norse Vikings

Hrafnsmál - "Ravensong". A valkyrie and a raven having a conversation. Illustration to Hrafnsmál.