Norse Gods

ANGRBODA: the ice giant presented in marvel

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ANGRBODA: the ice giant presented in marvel

The Mother of Fenrir, Jormungand, and Hell who reigns over the world of the dead In Norse mythology, the giant Angrboda is the most evil and malicious of the entire Jötunn race, it is described as having hair the colour of dried blood. She was the first wife of the God Loki, and with him begat a great number of monsters and creatures, eternal enemies of the Viking Gods and human beings. According to legend, the cursed union of a god and a Jötunn will cause the worst offspring of...

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    Who are the Valkyrie?

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    Who are the Valkyrie?

    The Valkyries, fierce warriors, daughters of Odin The name in Old Norse, valkyrja, as well as in Old English wælcyrge, literally means "he who chooses the occis". The word valkyria is used by Anglo-Saxon scholars in the light of the names of the Greek-Roman goddesses of vengeance and retribution, Furies or Erinyes, as well as the Roman goddess of war, Bellona. Valkyrie is, in the oldest strata of belief, a goddess of the dead represented by the raven. The Story of the Valkyries, the Female Warriors. A common misconception about...

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    Tyr: The God of War

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    Tyr: The God of War

    The Norse God of Law and War Breaks a Promise The Tyr God is a major god in Norse Mythology. Although the word Tyr is a generic word for God in Old Norse, Tyr is also a very different God from the other gods in the pantheon. He is the God of just war, strategy, and heaven, which is common to all Germanic peoples, so there are several variations of his name, such as Tiwaz, Teiws, Ziu, Tiw, and Tig. Who is Tyr god of war? He is initially a...

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    ODIN GOD: ALLFATHER AND MASTER OF ASGARD.

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    ODIN GOD: ALLFATHER AND MASTER OF ASGARD.

    Who is the god Odin? Odin is the principal God of the Norse Mythology, under the name of Wotan, and of the neopagan religion Ásatrú or Odinism. The etymology of his name means "fury", alongside "spirit" and "poetry", he is a polymorphous god. What is the power of Odin? Its role, as for most Gods, is complex, given that its functions are multiple. He is the leader as well as the most important member of the Ases. King of Asgard and master of the nine worlds he created. Odin is...

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    Thor: The Viking God and his Hammer

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    Thor: The Viking God and his Hammer

    Thor in Norse & Viking mythology Who is Thor? In Norse Mythology, Thor is one of the principal Gods of the pantheon and is venerated in all Viking peoples. There are different spellings of its name depending on the region: Þórr or Þunarr in Old Norse, Þunor in English, Þonar in West Frisian, Donar in Old Upper German, proto-Germanic *þunraR which means "thunder". The God Thor has a big family. A wife and three children. His wife is the Goddess Sif, a goddess with golden hair with whom he had...

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