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Valknut, The Symbol Of Odin God

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Valknut, The Symbol Of Odin God

What is the meaning of valknut? The Valknut is without doubt the most famous symbol of the Viking religion, with the hammer of the god Thor. In Germanic languages, the name is "the knot of the fallen". It refers to fallen warriors. In this symbolism, he has a profound bond with God Odin. It can be found engraved on many Viking funerary stones. Odin, among others, is the God who receives the warriors killed in action in Valhalla. We are therefore in the presence of a symbol that accompanies the deceased's...

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